Tag Archives: Wicked Problems

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In the ted talk we watched in class on Tuesday, a lady named Layla talks about which is better, paper or plastic? She says that people normally go with paper because its brown and they imagine a plastic bag affecting … Continue reading

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Blog 2

Being mindful is an important tool that can really help people work towards being more sustainable. When you are being mindful, you are more honed in on the moment and what you should and should not be doing. Being mindful … Continue reading

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Truly Wicked

Over the duration of the course we have been discussing wicked problems and their characteristics. Throughout my sustainability journey, I have become increasingly interested in the premature disposal of furniture. I was unaware of the impact our world has on … Continue reading

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Design Responsibility

While researching more about construction waste related to interior design, I’ve found out that construction waste contributes greatly to the pollution of the land, air, and water. At the beginning of the class, I wanted to research and write about … Continue reading

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Why Me?

The more I learn about sustainable practices, the more I realize how applicable it is, no matter what industry. As a merchandiser, the wicked problem of global sweatshops in the apparel industry is something I will more than likely encounter … Continue reading

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Mind Your Mindfulness

Being a sustainable human being is about more than physically separating your plastic goods from your garbage and setting it on the curb every week. It begins inside your thoughts and mind. In the fast-paced world in which we live, … Continue reading

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Red Flags

For nearly two decades, I was oblivious to the concept of sustainability. It was an unfamiliar and foreign word, and therefore, I felt it didn’t affect me. I thought the word simply referred to recycling or other “green” activities. It … Continue reading

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