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Using What I Learned In Real Life

Sustainability was something that I honestly did not know anything about. I was always taught to recycle but this class really brought things into perspective for me. I truly feel like I learned things in this class that I will … Continue reading

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Bigger Changes

Last week in class when we started to discuss labeling was something that never really crosses my mind. The only time I look at a label is to see how I should wash it. Looking at the Cradle to Cradle … Continue reading

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Local Can Happen

When I think about locally grown I think a lot about farmers. In Oklahoma that is a big deal. Going to the farmers market and getting local foods and flowers seems like a regular thing to me. So why not … Continue reading

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Going the Right Direction

What really stood out to me in the topics that we have been learning about this past week and today was that there are so many cycles in our world. After reading Cradle to Cradle it really put on it … Continue reading

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Simple Steps

For spring break I was in Colorado and while I was there I noticed that people seem to be a lot more sustainable than most in Oklahoma. People were walking everywhere and there were so many stores that offered organic … Continue reading

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Using Nature is a Sustainable Way

The process of creating something with the idea of mimicking nature’s structure really made me think about the things that I own. Biomimcry is something that I knew nothing about. Why not use something that we have plenty of? For … Continue reading

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Making Old Into New

Understanding the way people live is the best way to create a product that is actually needed.  This past week’s lectures and the L.O.L.A. shows today gave me a different perspective on ways to help people.  There truly are so … Continue reading

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Getting into the Consumer’s Mind

Design Probes were something that I did not know a lot about before this class. I had never thought about every single thing I did during the day, or how I could study what some one would like by seeing … Continue reading

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Thinking of the Future in a Positive Way

The future is a topic that brings up so many questions and concerns. Last week in class I enjoyed the assignment we did between our communities. So many ideas were brought up about how we could be more sustainable in … Continue reading

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On The Path To Understanding Sustainability

The articles that we have read in class so far have made me realize a lot about sustainability in my life. I had never really thought about sustainability in the fashion world like I do now. The Easter Island article … Continue reading

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