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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  • July 15 at 7:20 PM
    I just ordered my first mason bee cocoons from Territorial Seed Company. They are blue mason bees and will come around February. I am both excited and terrified. My father and I have divided to go on this beekeeping adventure together and it has really brought us closer. Times have been hard and this project has introduced some much-needed fun...
  • July 15 at 7:15 PM
    This week I started recording what I throw away. So far I have three tie tabs, two rubber bands, lots of floss, a travel-sized bottle of face wash, 1 oat milk cartoon cap, and 1 plastic pill casing. I have found that because I am recording all of this I am much more likely to find an alternative use for something than throw it away. I have...
  • July 15 at 1:06 PM
    Living in an apartment it is hard to physically see the amount of energy and water that I am using, since utilities are included in rent each month at a certain price. I wanted to run and develop an energy audit, but since I do not have access to see what I am using I decided to do this a little differently. I thought about what I could change...