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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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  • January 21 at 10:12 AM
    This week I committed to eating two meatless meals a day and choosing organic ingredients. It was pretty easy to eat two meatless meals a day, I would just wait until dinner to have meat. I had a harder time sticking to organic at times because some of the dry food in my house wasn't already organic. When I was at the store picking out some...
  • January 21 at 9:52 AM
    I decided to start small this week, and focus on getting in the habit of using my water pitcher instead of bottled water again. I pulled out my old forty ounce water bottle from its cabinet, and I took the time necessary to fill the pitcher every day. The problem with the pitcher is that it holds upwards of a hundred ounces of water. Filtering...
  • January 21 at 7:18 AM
    This week I decided to try and eat 2 meatless meals a day, and was successful at it. I was very skeptical that I would actually be able to find meals that I enjoyed eating since I am kind of a picky eater but it wasn't as horrible as I thought it would be. I chose two meals a day since I already never ate meat for breakfast and wanted to try...