Sustainable business The Northern Market and the 19-year-old behind it

At the end of each day, 19-year-old University of Cincinnati sophomore, Lindsey Zino, shifts her attention to her rapidly growing, environmentally sustainable business that has, within a year, expanded to reach clientele nationwide and in Spain. Juggling both a full class load and an online business, Zino proves that a degree isn’t necessary to have…

Sustainable Spring Break

  It can be difficult to thoroughly enjoy a vacation when considering all the environmental impacts of traveling. For spring break, consider the following tips and suggestions to make any vacation more sustainable. If traveling far, the environmental impacts of air travel can be quite harmful; however, some airlines offer an environmentally-conscious option for their…

Free movies that free the mind: The Spring Sustainability Film Series

A free, thought-provoking, environmental documentary may be one of the more therapeutic ways to process the socio-political-environmental state of affairs in the United States and around the world. Each semester, the Common Experience Project on Sustainability provides students with this opportunity, followed by meaningful discussion, with its Sustainability Film Series. Playing at the Athena Cinema…

So Much More Than a “Drop in the Ocean”: A Documentary Review

“Drop in the Ocean? Ireland and Climate Change” is one of the most poignant climate change documentaries released in 2015. Produced by the Irish charity organization Trocaire, the film uniquely pinpoints Ireland’s actions as having far-reaching effects in the climate change crisis. The 27-minute-long production focuses specifically on Ireland as the effecting and Ethiopia as…