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Final Blog

Sustainability, for me, has changed throughout the semester. When I was just starting out on this journey I thought the idea of sustainability had a simple meaning of to just recycle and reuse what you can when possible. But from … Continue reading

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Blog 10

Older people are all around us; grandparents, neighbors, even our parents are getting older whether we like it or not, therefore we must keep in mind what their needs are and how to meet those needs. Getting older is scary, … Continue reading

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Blog 9

When thinking about designing products we must always have human needs in mind. I think sometimes we forget that there should be a deeper meaning to products and instead companies chase money instead of happiness. It is easy to want … Continue reading

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Blog 8

One thing I have learned from this class is that nature has a lot to tell us. My learning community focused on the activity that links trees to industrial ecology. In elementary school I remember learning about trees and the … Continue reading

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Blog 7

I am someone who has more empathy in my body than most people do in their pinky finger. Sometimes it can be hard to constantly feel for other people, it definitely makes sad movies hard. Yes, I am usually the … Continue reading

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Blog 6

Sometimes we get caught up in our habits and our routines. We think we cannot make a difference because of our job or where we live, but in all reality it just takes a small step, one small habit change. … Continue reading

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Blog 4

The ultimate idea of the cradle to cradle concept is all about getting rid of the idea of waste. Waste is something that takes place without a second thought, when we throw away trash or old food or old clothes. … Continue reading

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