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 22 at 12:19 PM
    I have been spending my time since March until now restoring the creek (part of a wetland) behind the home of who I live with. I have been putting Native Piedmont Region (LOUISA) vegetation to help buffer and restore the water quality. I also incorporated my own wildlife as I raise wild varieties of ducks like Mallard, Muscovy, Khaki Campbell,...
  • May 5 at 10:38 AM
    Continuing to consume less meat. Staying away from bottled water
  • May 4 at 6:25 PM
    How can you be more involved in nurturing a sustainable and just community where you live? Where could your deep passion meet your community’s needs? I am part of several communities within the community where I live. In the course of helping my neighbor farmers, and buying their produce, I enjoy a connection with their passion and their good...