Sixtine Foucaut

Sixtine Foucaut

Posts by Sixtine Foucaut

The Root of the Issue – Deforestation in Palm Oil Production + Orangutan Endangerment Understanding How Deforestation for Palm Oil Has Led Orangutans to the Brink of Extinction

August 15, 2022 by | Sustainability

Rainforest-dwelling animals face imminent threats from deforestation due to palm oil production. International Orangutan Day is this week on August 19th, so let’s talk about why we should raise awareness about this great ape and the environmental crisis it faces. How is palm oil production related to deforestation?  Palm oil is found in nearly 50%

Sustainable Panther Summer Checklist Practices and Products for an Eco-Friendly Season

June 16, 2022 by | Sustainability

We’ve crafted a list of sustainable practices and products by which to make informed decisions and set the standard for a sustainable summer season.  Practices:  Carbon Offset Travel Carbon-offsetting transportation is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint this summer. Many airlines partner with carbon offset programs to minimize emissions themselves or give passengers

Ditch the Dumpster during Move-Out!  Info + Tips for a Sustainable Spring Move-Out 

May 16, 2022 by | Sustainability

At the end of every school year, students in dorms leave behind a significant number of personal belongings and discarded items in residence halls, and we encourage all students to make a difference by donating items they no longer need or don’t want to take home before moving out. We will be accepting the following

Slow Living + Intentionality A Reflective Approach to Making Everyday Life More Sustainable

March 4, 2022 by | Sustainability

One of many meaningful commitments to sustainability is making the active decision to slow down in the everyday hustle by buying time through intentional planning, and making conscious, well-thought-out decisions. In the 1980s, Italian editor and political activist Carlo Petrini founded the International Slow Food Movement to promote traditional cooking with locally-sourced food within his

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