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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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  • February 1 at 10:59 AM
    This week I focused on water!While I almost always use a reusable water bottle, I made sure to only use that this week, I left an empty water bottle in my car in case I forgot mine when leaving my house which is when I'll often end up buying one. I have had a little drip in my kitchen faucet for quite sometime now and honestly have never...
  • January 31 at 10:01 PM
    This week, I decided to plan out my meals and only purchase the ingredients needed to make them. It required a lot of planning within my busy schedule, but I started with three meals. I also planned for two of them to be meatless and veggie-filled. I decided to make the ones with the most produce earlier in the week, as these items typically go...
  • January 31 at 7:52 PM
    This week I decided to plan my grocery list with ingredients that I could use in several different meals. Writing out my grocery list is not something new to me, but I have noticed a tendency for produce to go to waste if I'm only using it for one recipe and it comes in large quantities at the grocery store (i.e. parsley, cilantro, green...