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?

Each category below is mapped to each session in your book, and contains actions for putting your knowledge into practice.

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  • January 22 at 8:15 PM
    You guys, I'm so disappointed in my Carbon footprint. I thought we were doing better than we are. It looks like we really need to make some changes to our driving habits and meat eating. Oy! I  really thought we were doing better than we were. It was an eye-opener to what counts more than others. Already we've decreased our meat eating habits....
  • January 21 at 8:43 PM
    I was happily surprised to discover and watch "Story of Stuff" lead, Annie Leonard's stuff-style op-ed/documentary on "The Story of Bottled Water." Scene from "The Story of Bottled Water," with Annie Leonard
  • January 21 at 7:56 PM
    This challenge (to spend 5 mins each day outside practicing gratitude for nature) is easy-peasy!  And fun, and a great excuse to stop and take it all in and appreciate it all. Yay!