Author Archives: lyrelover1993

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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What A Girl Wants

A good shopping adventure is always a need at any moment of any period of the day (or this could just be me as I scroll the virtual pages of an online web store late in the evening). If you … Continue reading

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Can’t is No Longer an Option

Have you ever seen yourself as if you are your own character starring in a movie about your oh so dramatic life? A music video perhaps when the right song is playing as if it were one of the selected … Continue reading

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Why Change for the Better!

In this day and age, our economy is becoming more conscience to live a lifestyle that can benefit ones self and the environment. And with living the green lifestyle, this has become more of a common trend that we have … Continue reading

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