Author Archives: lbranan

Small Changes Lead to Big Impacts

Visiting the Sustainability Office for last week’s class was a very eye opening opportunity. I was unaware that OSU had a sustainability office, recycling building and a compost plant. I learned so much about the little things OSU does to … Continue reading

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Consciously Shopping

One thing that I have taken away from every reading, video or activity we have done in this class is that sustainability is expensive. If one is struggling to get by, sustainability might not be their top priority. Unfortunately, more … Continue reading

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Paranoia or Pronoia? The Difference in Perspective

Although it is only the third week of class, I have already expanded my knowledge on sustainability and mindfulness. According to the reading “Basically, being mindful means being aware, taking note of what is going on within ourselves and outside … Continue reading

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Journey to Becoming Sustainable and Mindful

My personal understanding of sustainability is certain actions we can take in order to prevent harm from the environment. I have learned that sustainability is much more than that. A wicked problem is something that cannot be completely solved. For … Continue reading

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