Sustainability and Me
Daily Life: easy ways to use less
- Utilize public transportation, carpool, and bike in place of driving yourself
- Lower your thermostat and throw on extra clothing during the winter
- Turn the lights off when you leave a room
- Support local business and local farming
- Eat less red meat and corn products and try to buy organic
- Bring your own to-go mug to your favorite coffee shop
- Buy reusable cloth baggies for packing lunches or reuse plastic baggies
- Don't buy plastic water bottles: Get the facts
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Join a club: Orgsync
- Earth Works
- Engineers Without Borders-USA Mines
- Minergy Club
- Sustainable Remediation Forum
- Undergraduate Student Government
- Wind Energy Club
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Societies and Organizations
Rist, G. (2008). The History of Development: From Western Origins to Global Faith. Zed Books.
Easterly, W. (2006). The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good. New York: Oxford University Press.
Sarewitz, D. (1996). Fronteirs of Illusion: Science, Technology, and the Politics of Progress. Temple University Press.
Pielke, R. (2010). The Climate Fix: What Scientists and Politicians Won't Tell You About Global Warming. New York: Basic Books.
Meadows, D. H. (2008). Thinking in Systems: A Primer. White River Junction: Chelsea Green Publishing.
Bernstein, S. (2011). Aquaponic Gardening: A Step-by-Step Guide to Raising Vegetables and Fish Together. Gabriola Island: New Society Publishers.
Manwell, J. F. McGowan, J.G. Rogers, A.L. (2009). Wind Energy Explained : Theory, Design and Application. Chichester, U.K: Wiley