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Earthship: a new way to live

Michael Reynolds is an American architect based  New Mexico known for the design and construction of eartship. He is a proponent of “radically sustainable living”. He has been a critic of the profession of architecture for its failure to deal

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I purpose a solution to these problems that some might consider against their religion or downright raciest.

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Buy-Buy World?

When we talk about the effects of excessive consumption on the state of the world today, it’s worth noting that the “waste making system” we have become was, and still is, actively encouraged! This was particularly evident in the policies

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looking at myself

Here is a question that crossed my mind the other day:  What type of person is worst for the environment? The person who knows nothing about the environment; they have never taken a class on protecting our natural resources, nor

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The Story of Stuff

This 20 minute video, I thought, was really impressive. It discusses the life cycle of “stuff,” and how we, as consumers, need to take greater ownership in our purchasing behaviors. Government and Business play an important role in making “stuff”

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