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Sustainability Spotlight: I tried composting for 30 days

February 8, 2018

An introduction to composting food scraps from a first timer.
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Power Down: Electronically and Mentally

February 2, 2018

Sharing the importance of reducing energy/electricity in your daily routine while keeping your health and wellbeing in mind.
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12 Million Kilowatt Hours Later

January 25, 2018

Have you ever wondered what the University of Minnesota-Duluth does to reduce their carbon footprint while saving money in the long run,...
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From Resolution to Lifestyle: Make Sustainable Choices A Habit

January 3, 2018

This article reflects on the author's strategies to make sustainable choices into everyday habits, without getting overwhelmed. 
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The True Cost of the Fashion Industry

December 4, 2017

A review of the True Cost documentary, discussing the environmental impacts of the fashion industry.
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Sustainability Spotlight: Brew Bites

December 2, 2017

A look at what happens when school, business, and Duluth's local breweries mix.
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The Diffusion of Innovations Theory as Applied to Student Engagement

November 27, 2017

E.M. Roger's Diffusion of Innovations Theory is a social sciences theory that explores how a product or idea is adopted and accepted into a...

The Diffusion of Innovations Theory as Applied to Student Engagement

November 25, 2017

E.M. Roger's Diffusion of Innovations Theory is a social science theory that looks at how a product is eventually adopted or diffused...
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Sustainability Spotlight: Ann Pellant

November 16, 2017

An up-close look at UMD Stores' Ann Pellant and her great sustainability efforts.
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Nuclear Power: Is it Safe?

November 14, 2017

An article briefly describing how Nuclear Power is generated, and pro's and cons of the technology 

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