Author Archives: thiscannotbehappening

The End is Near.

Coming into this Environmental Sustainability class, I had a very basic knowledge about sustainability. I pretty much only knew what I had heard, mostly about simple recycling techniques. I never took the time to research what was going on in … Continue reading

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A New Light

Although I did not have an epiphany this week, I feel like I have a much deeper understanding of different topics that we’ve discussed throughout the semester. Before class this week, I thought most of our articles had kind of … Continue reading

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Cradle to Cradle… Aha!

The cradle to cradle lesson was my aha moment of the week. I really enjoyed learning about how biological metabolism and technical metabolism can be used to create a continuous product lifecycle without losing any quality. I think that this … Continue reading

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Back to Nature

The most interesting article to me this week was the story about how spider silk is being used in armory in place of Kevlar. It’s stronger and lighter weight, who would’ve thought?? I was shocked to hear that some police … Continue reading

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Words To Live By- The 10 Commandments

My epiphany this week came when I learned of the 10 commandments. Sustainability is something that applies to every aspect of our lives. It’s only logical that we as consumers take steps to improve our habits, that we as leaders … Continue reading

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The Future Is What We Make It

I did not necessarily have an epiphany this week, but I came to the same realization that keeps occurring to me as this semester goes on. The future is what we make of it. We hear all this negative hype … Continue reading

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The Cost of Being Cheap

My epiphany this week came when I channelled my blue, emotional side after class. I’m typically very logically and business minded. So when it came to the topic of global outsourcing, it made perfect sense to me that companies in … Continue reading

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