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Final Blog

Throughout this semester, I learned a lot about sustainability and all of the different theories to accomplish a sustainable lifestyle.  After learning everything I have from this course, I would describe sustainability as designing products and making lifestyle choices that … Continue reading

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Blog 9

This week I    learned a lot about design activism as well as textile sustainability.  Throughout the article Change by design by Tim brown, I    learned a lot about the importance of starting sustainably with young generations to increase the knowledge … Continue reading

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Blog 8

This week we learned a lot about the human needs.  At the beginning I felt this was kind of silly because it is obvious we already know a lot about what humans need to survive.  Clothing is one of the … Continue reading

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Blog 6

I learned a lot this week while discussing the business model with my learning community.  I enjoyed coming up with ideas that could benefit the environment, as well as be able to help people in need.  My learning community came … Continue reading

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Blog 5

This week I learned a lot about the effort that goes into sustainability.  By starting this week by going to the recycling center, I was able to visually see the amount of work that goes into recycling on Oklahoma State’s … Continue reading

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Blog 5

This week we incorporated nature into our design. We began by meeting at the Botanic Garden and collaborated in our learning communities to understand how nature and design truly go hand in hand.  Although it was extremely hot, it was … Continue reading

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Blog 3

I learned a lot from this past week’s lectures. I enjoyed learning about the principles of C2C, industrial ecology, and closing the loop when it comes to use of resources and waste. Each week that goes by, I learn more … Continue reading

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Blog 1

Sustainability: Before taking this course, I viewed sustainability as how long a piece of merchandise lasted and and thought of products with high sustainability to be good purchases due to the cost per wear theory. I never realized the positive … Continue reading

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