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February 27 - March 20, 2019

Point Park University: Environmental Studies Feed

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  • Keri Rouse's avatar
    Keri Rouse 3/19/2019 9:00 AM
    The challenge has made me more aware of the things about my energy use that I cannot control due to living in an apartment. For instance, I cannot  control the heat in my unit. I had accepted this and at times have to open my windows in the winter to keep my apartment at a comfortable temperature, which I know is a waste of energy! I have since contacted my landlord to come up with a solution that is more sustainable.

  • Matthew Opdyke's avatar
    Matthew Opdyke 3/18/2019 12:20 PM
    This past weekend was a great time to get outdoors. Found potential nesting sites for the pileated woodpeckers that live in my woods. Spent time moving the chickens into the garden getting ready for spring - they do a great job at digging up the garden and eating grubs.

  • Alex Smith's avatar
    Alex Smith 3/14/2019 11:21 AM
    I have been interested in electric cars for a long time, specifically Tesla. If I had the money, I would 100% drive an all electric car right now. They are so good for the environment and are super fun to drive. 

  • Alex Smith's avatar
    Alex Smith 3/14/2019 11:20 AM
    I have been playing golf a lot this week to prepare for the upcoming season. I always walk instead of riding in the cart. Every little bit counts.

  • Caylin Cortazzo's avatar
    Caylin Cortazzo 3/13/2019 6:49 PM
    Going for a daily 10 minute walk is easy when your dog refuses to poop.

  • Matthew Opdyke's avatar
    Matthew Opdyke 3/12/2019 9:42 AM
    I try to spend as much time outdoors so signing up for the nature challenges are easy. The food challenges are harder for me because I eat fish and meat but I did take the challenge for choosing sustainable fish which was interesting.

  • Alysse Baer's avatar
    Alysse Baer 3/11/2019 11:55 AM
    Eating meatless is pretty easy when the meat served from the school's dining service in already unappetizing. 

  • Jordyn Hronec's avatar
    Jordyn Hronec 3/07/2019 8:45 PM
    I was very satisfied to say that I already turn the water off when I brush my teeth...it's one of my only talents.

  • Matthew Opdyke's avatar
    Matthew Opdyke 3/07/2019 2:22 PM
    I offered my environmental science class extra credit if they can beat me in the challenge. I will not be defeated.