Move Beyond the Hype

Explore sustainability more deeply at individual, societal, and global perspectives, and discover new ways of living and together, make change more possible and powerful.
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Sustainability is a complex and contested concept, but at its essence represents the hope for a healthy, just and bright future for us all. We offer Choices for Sustainable Living as an opportunity to move beyond the hype to explore sustainability more deeply. The course focuses less on defining sustainability than envisioning sustainability – what would a sustainable world look like? And how can we create it together?

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  • May 30 at 4:46 PM
    I took advantage of the couple days we had of sunny, hot weather. I have never walked out around my neighborhood since I moved apartments. The area is surrounded by walking/biking paths and a few parks. Because the dog parks opened back up, my friend and I brought her dog, Beso. We walked along a trail for while that eventually led us back to...
  • May 27 at 8:57 PM
    Because I've already started a garden with wildlife-friendliness in mind (at least from my part), I suppose I can say I've achieved this. I'm also beginning to feel cautiously hopeful as I've managed to get a working means of efficient irrigation started for it. 
  • May 27 at 1:30 PM
    I just finished a week of carrying my trash with me to see how much waste I am sending to the landfill every seven days. It made me think about my consumption in a different way than I had before. The biggest change was in the types of food I consumed. Fast food was not an option anymore because of all the waste that came with every order. The...