Sunday, October 25, 2009


Hi Everyone!

Home Depot has announced from Nov. 5th-15th they will take trade-ins for old strings of Christmas lights, giving $3 off for each trade-in for new LED lights. You will use 80% less energy with these new lights!

In addition up until Nov 8th you can trade in old or broken drills for 15% off new Lithium Ion Battery Drills which are better for our environment.

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

The Story of Stuff

Hi Everyone!

Take a look at this Video "The Story of Stuff" it is quite enlightening! Next time you think about buying something either for yourself or a gift for someone's birthday or Christmas you just might want to reconsider your choice of purchase.

Daniel Goleman: Ecological Intelligence

Hi Everyone!

Perhaps some of you may recall Daniel Goleman's Emotional Intelligence Theory from my Intro course? He has a new book on the stands now called Ecological Intelligence (read Chapter 1). Oprah's April Issue of O has an interview with him also. In the interview Daniel Goleman mentions which is currently available for IPhones. By texting the bar code you will receive a rating on the impact of the product on sustainability. He also mentions Skin Deep rates ingredients in cosmetics. Check them out!

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Top 10 Myths About Sustainability

Hi Everyone!

Scientific American had a Special Edition in March of 2009 called Earth 3.0 which has all kinds of wonderful articles! One in particular you might like to check out is "Top 10 Myths About Sustainability" by Michael D. Lemonick. Think Recycling is what it is all about? Think Ethanol is a great idea for Sustainability? Read and find might be surprised!

Thursday, May 21, 2009

New Blog

Hi Everyone!

This past year my Social Psychology students have been working on Sustainability Projects and they have come up with AWESOME ideas! I thought using a blog I might be able to share some of their ideas with everyone. I'd like to created a place you can all come to for more ideas also. Anyone can contribute! If you find a great website, local resources etc just let me know.