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The Benefits of Buying Green on Campus and Beyond

By Daniel Pedersen, Ph.D., Green Seal’s VP of Science & Standards

The AASHE STARS program can serve as a road-map to more sustainable purchasing policies. Green purchasing can benefit higher education campuses in many ways, and even drive the sustainability of the broader market. 328 more words

Sustainability In Practice

The Power of Buying Green on Campus and Beyond

By Daniel Pedersen, Ph.D., Green Seal’s VP of Science & Standards

Summer marks the beginning of the new fiscal year on many campuses – this is a good time to do some housecleaning and review your purchasing policies. 355 more words

Sustainability In Practice

day zero

*blows dust off blog*

A rather long time ago (0ver two years ago, pre kid, so it feels like another world) I wrote this. And I meant it, wholeheartedly and sincerely. 920 more words

Activism

Conscious Consumption: Food

Food is the basis of life. We all need it on a daily, we regularly pop out for a pint of milk or organise a weekend ‘weekly shop’. 1,207 more words

Climate Change

Chicken Knit

Sewing with knit (stretchy) fabric has always been something I’ve shied away from. I’ve always put it in the too hard basket. I know I must have sewn with it in the past to have this aversion, but I can’t remember what that disaster even was anymore. 474 more words

Fabric

The long-winded thought process of a conscious consumer

We are drowning under a deluge of information about how the planet, society and our bodies are suffering in the imbalanced reality of the modern world. 1,446 more words

Thoughts

Conscious Consumption: Clothing

The ethical issues involved in consciously consuming clothes are multiple, complex, and verge on being contradictory. It is extremely difficult to meet all possible ethical concerns in any one purchase, and so I would argue that buying clothes consciously is even more important. 1,858 more words

Living Change