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My Journey: The Life and Times of an Unsustainable Jerk

Yes, I know the question is pondering in your head. If you are wondering whom I was referring to as a “jerk” in my oh-so-clever title for this final epiphany blog, well, that jerk is me. I was a jerk … Continue reading

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(Re)Cycle For Change

For this week, I have a newfound appreciation for companies that provide a service and a product that allows customers to practices sustainable concepts in an accessible way. Learning about Product Service Systems (PSS) in Cosette Armstrong and Chunmin Lang’s … Continue reading

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What. A. Waste.

I have always been a huge optimist about wanting the help save the planet. I always talk about the idea of recycling and the idea to be sustainable; but that’s the only thing I do. I just talk the talk … Continue reading

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Its Like I’ve Been Living a Lie?!

All my life, I have known that everything we own, witness, or have a physical existence with is something that was produced from the Industrial Revolution. The Industrial Revolution was always something, in my opinion, that flourished because it made … Continue reading

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Putting the ACT in Activism!

The concept of design activism can be explained as a broad topic is focused around contemporary issues and how design theory can aid in the application of sustainable practices. Now, I am not going to lie, the reading was filled … Continue reading

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Wait… You Want Me to Live in WHAT?!

If you looked into my life, would be lying if I said that I am not a shallow person; and I may not be the only person who acts this way. Think about it, though. I surround myself where material … Continue reading

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Dream As If You’ll Live Forever; Live As If You’ll Die Tomorrow

For this week’s topic, our class had the opportunity of executing a design probe. We were given the task to document our life through images that happened periodically throughout the day. I thought this assignment was going to be fun … Continue reading

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