Tag Archives: Hailey Courtney

Juggling and Balancing the Values of Everyday Life

I want to buy local and organic, but if I can’t find food that is both, do I buy local or organic? I believe in supporting local businesses, but if I can only find the notebook with recycled paper at … Continue reading

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Iowa City’s East Side Recycling Center

Last week, the Office of Sustainability (director, Liz, and interns, Giselle and Hailey) took a field trip to the East Side Recycling Center, currently under construction. At first, our trip was to satisfy our curiosity of their new wind turbine, … Continue reading

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New Students and Sustainability

On the final day of the two-day new student orientation, students are outside of the Main Lounge in the Iowa Memorial Union for the information fair. Doors are kept closed, keeping the anticipation high, as members from dozens of University … Continue reading

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Sustainability in the Corporate World

Last week Friday, I attended the first Sustainability Student Forum at The University of Iowa. The forum’s opening remarks were made by the Net Impact’s president-elect, 2012 MBA candidate, Jon Finley, and a term he used that stuck a cord … Continue reading

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Graduate Sustainability Forum: Sustainability in Business

With the concluding remarks in my last blog post about sustainability not  only being for the tree-hugger environmentalists, I want to bring to light a forum that is also in sync with the same message. The Graduate Student Sustainability Forum, … Continue reading

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The Sustainability Living-learning Community

Last year, the University of Iowa established the Sustainability Living Learning Community (SLLC) at the Mayflower Residence Hall. Living-learning communities provide a unique opportunity for undergraduate students who wish to live on-campus with a community of other residents with similar … Continue reading

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