Borrow With Care

Every past, present, and future civilization is dependent on land.

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Aerobes vs. Anaerobes

Composting is nature’s way of recycling, as necessary nutrients are released back into the environment where they fuel the growth of new biota.

“Not In My Backyard…”

While most people would not dispute the necessity and importance of them, most people would passionately maintain that their community should not host them.

Discards Disconnect

“Aside from fleeting encounters – such as a glimpse of a collection truck trundling down a neighborhood street – many people have only a vague sense of where their discards go.” ~ Heather Rogers, in her novel “Gone Tomorrow: The Hidden Life of Garbage” (2006) Rodgers uses this quote as an introductory sentence of Chapter…

Allure of Autumn

The forests and mountains, with all their sounds, flora, and fauna, create a tranquil, soothing atmosphere.

Beetles don’t know best…

Yellow journalism embodies the triumphs of subjectivity over objectivity and disinformation over information.

Majestic Mackinac

A world away from the hustle and bustle of suburbia, it is very pedestrian-friendly and afforded a different atmosphere of Victorian elegance marked by tranquility, peacefulness, and hospitality.

Got Wisdom?

Our knowledge is a part of our intellect, but is not adequately conveyed and demonstrated through our actions.

Seeds of Sustainability

Most significantly, traveling to Italy has inspired me to better appreciate our natural and cultural resources and understand the lifestyle of another culture.

One Voice

As a global society, our key goal should be combat over business-as-usual and mitigation.

Sustainability Blog Posts Reading Lists

The Artificial World “In a very real sense our reigning neoclassical economic orthodoxy has been developed in an artificial world where resources are infinite, and waste, including garbage, pollution, toxins, and environmental degradation, don’t exist, and where our socioeconomic system functions in a void rather than being nested within the biosphere.” ~ Tom Wessels in…

The Artificial World

The artificial world Wessels describes fails to account for environmental externalities, of which garbage, pollution, toxins, and environmental degradation are all examples.