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

March 4, 2022 by | Uncategorized

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

The Benefits of Plants on Wellness A few ways in which indoor plants can boost wellbeing

November 12, 2021 by | Uncategorized

Yesterday, November 11, the Office of Sustainability teamed up with the Chapman Wellness Project to highlight environmental wellness during their wellness week events. We offered various indoor plants and succulents in the piazza to encourage students to foster their connection with the environment and attend to their own physical and mental wellbeing. For this reason, we

District 15 Film Screening and Environmental Justice Panel

November 25, 2020 by | Uncategorized

Join the Office of Sustainability for a screening of and panel afterwards of the short documentary District 15 on December 2, from 12-1:30PM. The documentary features the work of non-profit organization Communities for a Better Environment  (CBE) which focuses on environmental justice and building healthier and sustainable environments in predominantly low income communities of color. District

Fast Fashion and Outsourcing Fashion stores always seem to have a million new products to constantly keep up with the customer’s needs. But have you ever considered how they make their clothes so quickly?

February 26, 2020 by Maya Cheav | Uncategorized

If you go into your closet right now, it’s likely that most of your clothing tags read, “Made in China.” This is a result of large retail companies like H&M and Forever 21 using a technique called outsourcing to produce their clothes. Outsourcing occurs when a company hires an outside party to create their products.

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