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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  • October 15 at 7:43 PM
    I cheated and ate a sandwich at Jimmy Johns today. I didn't take a straw or a lid and was sad to see that only water cup "free" was a stryofoam cup. I did tell them that this was toxic and not sustainable. I received a look like I was crazy. Maybe I can convince them  to use paper cups instead. Anything but styrofoam. 
  • October 15 at 7:35 PM
    I shopped for dinner meal planning and the prices were not that bad. I'm happy to say that I'll be eating some meat free meals for the rest of the week. Yay! between Aldi and trader Joe's prices are not as high as Dierbergs or Schnucks and I feel like the quality is better. I need to look into where Trader Joe's gets their foods. To be...
  • October 10 at 7:03 AM
    The challenge that I completed for say no to plastic was one of the most difficult challenges I have had to do in my life.  I just never realized all of the packaging that is plastic based.  A good thing that came our of this was we have more room on our shelved and in our refrigerator with all of the packaging removed.  It has also made my...