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Appreciation for a Green Campus

The efforts to reach sustainable living are extensive and complex, showing just how far modern society has strayed from living in harmony with nature. I got to witness this when the class took the trip to the sustainability office. The … Continue reading

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Sustainability Office Visit

I did not attend the sustainability office visit. I learned from the presentation that sustainability is meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. I also learned that sustainability is … Continue reading

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Solutions in Sustainability

I was surprised to learn of the extent of OSU’s commitment to sustainability. Sure, everyone hears about how important recycling is; Reduce-Reuse-Recycle has been a thing since about 1976, so it was a part of my own childhood. I think … Continue reading

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A Tree For A Tree

“Money is to be respected. One of the worst things you can do is handle another person’s money without respect for how hard it was earned,” – T. Boone Pickens, 1928-2019. An oil tycoon, a business mogul, but most importantly, … Continue reading

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Go Green

During the presentation I learned more about sustainability and little things I can do everyday to help save things like energy. For example, simply turning off the lights when you leave a room can save more energy than you think. … Continue reading

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What Happens When You Recycle?

The visit to the sustainability office was an eye-opening experience for me. It was interesting to be able to see local recycling practices up close in person. Was any of the shredded paper that was turned into a bale in … Continue reading

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discussions of a not so greek tragedy

Why is it that we are drawn to tragedy? For example, the modern genre of “true crime” has skyrocketed in popularity over the last 20 years. This is because people love to learn about mysteries and to delve into the … Continue reading

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Small Changes Lead to Big Impacts

Visiting the Sustainability Office for last week’s class was a very eye opening opportunity. I was unaware that OSU had a sustainability office, recycling building and a compost plant. I learned so much about the little things OSU does to … Continue reading

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Sustainability: Behind the Scenes

This past week, my sustainability class, Wicked Problems of Industrial Practice, visited the Oklahoma State sustainability office and recycling center. It really opened my eyes to what goes on behind the scenes in recycling. I learned more about what the … Continue reading

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Oklahoma State is Making a Difference…Will You?

Who would’ve thought a more rural university like Oklahoma State would have such a passion for sustainability like they do?  I know I sure didn’t!  The trip to the sustainability office made me proud to go to this school seeing … Continue reading

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