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FINAL BLOG!

Prior to this course I thought sustainability was all about conserving energy, using less paper and plastic, and recycling. Boy was I wrong! As I reflect on my sustainable journey over this semester it is funny how much I have changed … Continue reading

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Blog 11

Sustainability is a wicked problem. I have definitely had mixed feelings regarding it this semester. While I believe it is extremely important, I find it hard to practice sustainability myself simply because of “it’s how I’ve always done things.” I … Continue reading

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Blog 10

On Tuesday we got to interview the older individuals for our final project. My group had the privilege of interviewing Mr. Vincent. I wish we could have talked to him longer because I enjoyed getting to hear about his life. … Continue reading

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Blog 8

On Tuesday we started out the class with sharing the oldest item we own. It was neat to hear how many of us had rings that were the oldest things we owned and for the majority were passed down from … Continue reading

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Blog 7

I remember when this class began I was afraid it was going to be just like Problem Solving Strategies. I had somewhat of a mental block letting myself think it was going to be just like it and not allowing … Continue reading

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Blog 5

This week we read an article for merchandisers about the effect of greenery in retail stores.  It was interesting to hear about the speculations of greenery effecting the atmosphere for a consumer. As a merchandiser, I wouldn’t think that the … Continue reading

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Outdoor Activity I was so excited to visit the botanical gardens because I have never been there before. It probably would be more enjoyable to go when I am not suffering from seasonal allergies but aside from that it was … Continue reading

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Blog 3

Over Labor Day Weekend I was working in my mothers store back home. I had a wonderful conversation with a customer about the handbag she was carrying. It was made in Cozumel, Mexico by three different women and it is … Continue reading

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Blog 2

On Tuesday we meditated in class. At first, everyone was laughing and nervous about meditating. I have to agree I felt the exact same way. I enjoyed meditating because I vividly imagined all the things I was supposed to. It … Continue reading

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Wait…What?

After touching on the topic of sustainability in problem solving strategies, I was excited to see what this course would be like. It wasn’t until problem solving strategies that I realized I had been practicing sustainability in fashion from a … Continue reading

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