|Sustainability - What is it?
Sustainability means different things to different people.
As such, we will only offer our thoughts on
what sustainability means to us.
Sustainability starts with being conscious of the demands we put
our natural environment, ecosystems, and resources.
Being sustainable means that we take responsibility for these
demands, and do everything we can to minimize them. In order to
be sustainable, we need to reduce our consumption of the earth's
natural resources, reuse (or find new uses for) items that have been
derived from these resources, as well as find ways to give back to our
Being sustainable is not something that you can do once and be done
with. It is something that you need to incorporate in all aspects
of your life, from the cup of coffee or tea you get from your local
coffee shop, to the car you may (or may not) drive. We encourage
you to find out what sustainability means to you;
whether it is by researching online, in libraries, or by talking with
your friends & family. Getting involved with groups in your
local community is a great way to learn more about the issues
surrounding sustainability while simultaneously being a part of the
solution in your area.
Please consult our Sustainable Resources page for more information.