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Take Aways…

Having attempted this class online, I was amazed by how much more I learned by taking it in class this semester. I never thought I would honestly walk away from a class being able to explain biomimicry or being able … Continue reading

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A Whole New Life

This week I had an epiphany about all the different types of materials that can be produced from materials we use everyday and often overlook and that are reusable. For EcoView, I found an article about how wrappers from commonly … Continue reading

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In the Know?

I didn’t have an epiphany this week, but I do feel that the EcoView did open my eyes. I felt like when we were talking amongst our Learning Communities on Tuesday that we were understanding the concepts, but during the … Continue reading

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Present Wants vs. Future Needs

This week I did not have an epiphany, however, I did grasp more of both a concept of Biomimicry and Industrial Ecology. I really enjoyed the articles that were shared during the ecoview, especially the recycled caskets. The class was … Continue reading

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This week in class we discussed the 10 Commandments related to living more sustainably. Initially, I didn’t understand exactly what every one of them meant, however, talking amongst my learning club helped clear things up for me. I don’t think … Continue reading

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Change In Consumerism

This week my epiphany was related to the Durning reading. He states that the problem with over-consumption comes down to the consumer. The importance of material items that our society has placed on us, we all try and meet these … Continue reading

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Faux Pas or Step Towards Sustainability

This week an epiphany I had was simple, yet made a huge impact on my view of social norms and how they affect the clothes we wear. We discussed in class that other cultures do not wear clothing as we … Continue reading

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