Green Holidays - Tis the Season to Reduce Your Waste

Nov. 13, 2020

While we take some necessary time to celebrate family, friends, and life during this holiday season, lets not forget to also celebrate the planet that provides for us all! A Holiday Fact to Keep in Mind During the holiday season, about 25% more waste is generated by Americans between Thanksgiving...


What you can do to reduce the environmental impacts of COVID-19

Nov. 13, 2020

It is important to keep in mind the several environmental benefits and concerns during a global pandemic.


Impacts of Technology

Nov. 9, 2020

Electronics like computers and smartphones are being mass produced and thrown away at staggering rates, causing civil war and a global ecological waste issue.


Food Waste in America

Nov. 9, 2020

Food waste is a massive environmental issue in the United States. Nearly 40% of food produced in America is lost or wasted . Here is why we need to reduce the amount of food we produce:

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Fast Fashion… is it just Fast Waste?

Nov. 9, 2020

Fast fashion is inexpensively made clothing that is quickly produced and styles are quickly cycled through. Fast fashion brands produce around 52 collections every year. The rise of fast fashion has led to various environmental and social issues:


Is a Zero Waste Campus Possible?

Nov. 9, 2020

Review of AASHE 2020 Conference Session What is zero waste? Defined by the Zero Waste International Alliance : “Zero Waste: The conservation of all resources by means of responsible production, consumption, reuse, and recovery of products, packaging, and materials without burning and with no discharges to land, water, or air...


Get Thrifty!

Nov. 9, 2020

Thrifting is more important than you may think! Beyond saving money you would spend on brand new clothes, you also prevent waste, reudce resources used, help reduce chemical pollution, and many other reasons!

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How to Store Food Without Plastic

Nov. 9, 2020

How to Store Food Without Plastic Single-use plastics, albeit convenient, are an avoidable environmental catastrophe. These single-use plastics are made mainly from fossil fuel-based chemicals and are typically meant to be disposed of after each use, sometimes lasting only a few minutes . Since we quickly use and then proceed...


Who Bears the Cost of Your Waste?

Oct. 26, 2020

Health Effects of Living Near Landfills What can cause negative health effects from regular and hazardous waste landfills ? Endotoxins Microorganisms Hydrogen sulphide Aerosols from waste collection and landfilling (“Living near a Landfill Could Damage Your Health”) . What health effects have been caused by regular and hazardous waste landfills?...


Food Insecurity

Oct. 26, 2020

Food insecurity is when an individual or family does not have reliable access (in a socially acceptable way) to enough affordable and nutritious food for an active and healthy life. Awareness About 1 in 9 Americans lack financial resources for acquiring enough food at a household level In 2019, about...