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Posted on Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014
Tips to lessen your food waste and how to be an informed eater.
REDUCE: Smaller portion sizes = better for everyone
REUSE: What’s really the best to-go ware?
RECYCLE: Composting food scraps
RESPECT: Your meal’s lifecycle - from farm-to-fork.
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Posted on Wednesday, Mar. 5, 2014
Tips to reduce, reuse, recycle, and respect for water conservation.
REDUCE:usage of water when cleaning and gardening
REUSE: graywater for gardens and houseplants
RECYCLE: water conserving behaviors
RESPECT: the interconnectedness of water and food Read More »
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Posted on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014
Tips to reduce, reuse, recycle, and respect regarding energy conservation and climate
REDUCE: the amount of time you spend indoors
REUSE: pre-exiting textiles and clothes
RECYCLE:old cell phone or electronic device
RESPECT: the facts about climate change Read More »
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Posted on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014
Tips to reduce, reuse, recycle and respect for a zero-waste 2014 resolution.
REDUCE: the amount you purchase
REUSE: last year’s materials
RECYCLE: holiday leftovers with help from Earth 911
RESPECT: local recycling facilities and their employees
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Posted on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013
Tips to dominate in the Hoofprint Challenge!
REDUCE: shower time and conserve water
REUSE: a hot thermal mug for holiday drinks
RECYCLE: energy bar wrappers and beauty products
RESPECT: the local community and volunteer an hour at the Forge Garden
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Posted on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013
Tips on taking action with the help of your smartphone:
REDUCE: by finding carpool rides & paperless lists
REUSE: by closet swapping
RECYCLE: by identifying nearby facilities
RESPECT: with buycotting Read More »
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Finding the spirituality of sustainability

Posted on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013
Every day in October, hundreds of students, faculty, and staff, are contemplating the spiritual components of their sustainability behaviors through the Mission Sustainable Challenge. Read More »

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Posted on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013
Tips to reduce, reuse, recycle and respect, related to food.
REDUCE: meat intake. Try pescatarianism!
REUSE: leftovers for tomorrow's snack.
RECYCLE: food packaging.
RESPECT: business in your backyard. Read More »
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Posted on Monday, Sep. 9, 2013
Tips to reduce, reuse, recycle, and respect, related to being more conscientious about clothes and fashion:
REDUCE: Buy less. Swap/trade more.
REUSE: Give clothes a second-life or give to someone else.
RECYCLE: A good excuse to be crafty...with Pinterest.
RESPECT: Think about the global journey of your clothes.
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Posted on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013
Tips on taking action related to back-to-school and purchasing:
REDUCE: Commuter carbon emissions for climate neutrality
REUSE: Electronics and fixing what you already have
RECYCLE: Paper waste & duplex printing to go "zero-waste"
RESPECT: Packing light and conserving resources Read More »