Author Archives: Jewel Lipps

Why Not?

By CM E-Rep Emily Steinke I think we can all agree recycling is pretty important. It’s such a simple thing, and an easy way to take care of our environment. The other day, as I dumped my tray in the … Continue reading

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A Look Into the (Possible) Future

Here, recycling and conservation is often seen as a “bunch of green people” and many don’t realize the major importance of these measures. While my family always practiced these behaviors out of habit, I didn’t quite understand the importance of … Continue reading

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Green Resolution

What fills up faster- the trash can or recycling bin? The correct answer is trash can, because that’s just the way our society works right now. We need quick and convenient in our everyday lives. (If in all honesty you … Continue reading

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Sustainability for the i-Generation

By Morrison-McGinnis E-Rep Quyen Tong As smartphone capabilities increase, smartphone users are realizing that their smartphones are not only serviceable for phone calls and texting, but also sufficient for a multitude of functions. One function, for example, is the camera. … Continue reading

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Lights Out Cookout

Shuttles Hall E-Rep Jingjing Yang reviews the event and invites you to our spring programs: What better ways to conserve energy than switching off the lights and unplugging electrical appliances? SMU residents learned it the fun way. On a pleasant … Continue reading

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Pesky Plastics at Mac’s Place

Any environmentally oriented person will tell you that plastic is one of their biggest pet peeves, and for good reason! Most plastic containers and bottles are made up of polyethylene terephthalate or, more commonly known as PET. PET almost never degrades … Continue reading

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Seasonal Sustainability: Autumn!

The season of fall is upon us. For many people, this conjures up pleasant memories and an excitement to make more. There are so many splendid seasonal things to savor in autumn. Football kicks things off, and Thanksgiving is a … Continue reading

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