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|Posted by Lightningbug on March 5, 2013 at 6:20 PM||comments (0)|
Hi there! Welcome to my brain and my first blog piece! I'd like to take this opportunity to inform the readers of my thoughts that I strive to strike both a realistic and optimistic balance by providing as many useful facts and links to the latest scientific news, politically affiliated, and relevant topics, as well as practical solutions that everyone can be inspired to hopefully be conscientious of and incorporate into their daily lives. If what I sa...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Emily Allen on February 20, 2013 at 1:40 PM||comments (0)|
In 1985, Willie Nelson, Neil Young, and John Mellencamp started the first Farm Aid concert. The idea of the show was to raise money and awareness for the struggling families who worked in the farming industry. For those of you who don't know, farming has been taking a steady decline from what was once the most important industry in America, to what n...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Kylie Farris on February 19, 2013 at 11:55 PM||comments (0)|
As I was trying to come up with a topic for this blog post, I was trying to think of something that not only benefits the environment, but also people (and thier wallets). The University of Utah has recently launched thier Reusable Utensil Program to encourage students to purchase a reuable utensil set which includes a knife, fork, spoon, and a pair of chopsticks for a one time fee of $2. Students with meal plans recieve 5% off of thier meals purchased when they use the reusable wear. (pictur...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Britters on January 26, 2013 at 6:00 PM||comments (2)|
My name is Brittany, I am in college prepping to become a sustainable business entrepreneur. Here are the basics of me; I am a passionate environmentalist and an entrepreneur at heart. I walk the line of trying to live a medium, where I am living consciously as an environmentalist while still doing what I love, business.
Here are the facts: In order for the human species to keep progressing and living a goodlife, we need healthy resources and a healthy envir...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Kylie Farris on January 24, 2013 at 11:30 PM||comments (0)|
About a week ago I was at City Creek mall with some friends;while I was there we went into Lush to check out their new products. I was browsing the store and I saw something called “charity pot” and asked an employee what that meant, and she said that Lush sponsors around 25 grass roots charities and that all proceeds f...Read Full Post »
|Posted by EnviroClub, Inc. on January 23, 2013 at 2:05 AM||comments (0)|
First posted by Sustinable Utah on January 22, 2013. Reposted with author's permission.
University of Utah students, staff, and faculty: have you heard of the student energy ambassadors? How about rumors of free energy evaluations for students?
Whether you already know a little bit about us ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by EnviroClub, Inc. on January 14, 2013 at 4:10 PM||comments (0)|
First posted by Sustinable Utah on January 14, 2013. Reposted with author's permission.
HEAL Utah and several hundred Utahns gathered last week to make the case that we need to dramatically boost our supply of clean energy in the state. Prior to the event, HEAL’s executive director Christopher Thomas made the case ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Emily Allen on January 10, 2013 at 12:05 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted by EnviroClub, Inc. on December 3, 2012 at 8:00 PM||comments (0)|
First posted by Sustinable Utah on December 3, 2012. Reposted with author's permission.
“You work in the Office of Sustainability? That’s so cool!”
That was the response I got nearly every time I told someone my current employer at the University of Utah was the Office of Sustainability (OS). I had to admit, I couldn’t disagree.
The goals of ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by EnviroClub, Inc. on December 1, 2012 at 4:50 PM||comments (0)|
First posted by Sustinable Utah on November 30, 2012. Reposted with author's permission.
I was just talking with a friend (Kelsey Sather – synergicliving.wordpress.com/) about supposedly alarmist rhetoric, or if “ranting” is ever appropriate. Maybe reading or hearing bold, declarative facts and opinions is off-...Read Full Post »