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Make Like A Tree and LEAVE!

This semester has definitely been challenging and so much information has been crammed into my brain in such a short amount of time! Although at points in the semester, I thought it was overwhelming and I never thought I would … Continue reading

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LEED the way to success!

My epiphany for this week came from all of the new and interesting materials that we covered on Tuesday and Thursday. On Tuesday, the reading by Malgorzata Koeszwska was all about eco-labeling and why the apparel industry is starting to … Continue reading

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Livin’ the Local Life

I really enjoyed this week’s topic because I am all about supporting local businesses. I think that “keeping it local” or shopping locally is a great way to give back to the community and to help family-owned or local businesses … Continue reading

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Feed the Earth

This week, there was no real epiphany for me, but rather a realization of the topic and what all of these new terms ACTUALLY mean. Recycling, up-cycling, down-cycling, and waste=food were all new terms for me this week. Waste=Food, food … Continue reading

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Take a Walk in my Carbon Shoes

This week was a very interesting one for my sustainability journey. It’s such an eye opening experience to see how much carbon we are putting into the atmosphere. I was in the activity where we used the ping-pong balls to … Continue reading

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Do as the Earth Does

Wow. This week’s topic really blew me away! I truly enjoyed biomimicry and I think that I had my learning epiphany on Thursday. Why have I not heard of this before? It’s completely awesome and amazing! What better way to … Continue reading

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Not so “tiny” problems

This week, I got the opportunity to learn more about sustainability and empathetic design. Honestly, when we first started getting familiar with empathetic design, I had no idea what it was about. I have really enjoyed getting to know more … Continue reading

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