This Week in Sustainability 11.27.12

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A Consideration When You Click “Buy”

By: Anthony Marletta, Green Purchasing When you log into your account on amazon.com and if, like me, you’re a little crazy about researching what you buy, you search through all of the product reviews. In any of the reviews do they mention where the product came from? Sure, they talk about the size, or the … Continue reading A Consideration When You Click “Buy”

Optimism and Sustainability in Midwestern Cities

By Tim Clark, Bicycle Friendly Campus Intern This recent Thanksgiving holiday, I traveled from Cincinnati to Indianapolis and, finally, to Chicago, visiting relatives and generally feasting. Whenever I had the chance, I would to leave the seclusion of my Aunt’s suburbia and experience the city proper, acting a tourist to these historic hubs of industry … Continue reading Optimism and Sustainability in Midwestern Cities

What Can Living Sustainably Look Like?

By Patricia Peng, Living Sustainably Off-CampusA big part of “living” takes place in our physical homes; in fact studies show the average American spends 90% of their time indoors and a significant portion of that time in our respective homes.[1]  The place you choose to live factors into how you “live sustainably”.   This can take … Continue reading What Can Living Sustainably Look Like?