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Archive of posts published in the category: Sustainability
Mar
15

U-Haul Repurposes Furniture Store For New Center

U-Haul Repurposes Furniture Store For New Center

What calls for special attention is that U-Haul sustainability practices have resulted in the acquisition and conversion of a former furniture and appliance store to a full-service moving and storage facility just south of Green Bay. U-Haul Moving & Storage of De Pere…

Dec
2

Wilfrid Laurier Students Wins Contest Because Of Ikea Furniture Recycling Idea

Wilfrid Laurier Students Wins Contest Because Of Ikea Furniture Recycling Idea

A team of Wilfrid Laurier University students will have the opportunity to affect global furniture giant Ikea, on account of their own ingenuity and some cutting-edge technology. Olga Dementev and four of her second-year university colleagues won a pitch contest for the sake…

Oct
30

How Apartment Leases Work

How Apartment Leases Work

Whether you’re moving into your own place for the first time, getting a place to stay in for college, or just making a change in your living situation, renting a new apartment is an exciting time. It’s also a potentially nerve-wracking challenge, when…

Oct
29

Cynthia Rowley: Bringing Fashion Home

Cynthia Rowley: Bringing Fashion Home

Sometimes a single moment, a single encounter, can completely change our path in life. Cynthia Rowley, who today is one of the world’s top contemporary fashion designers, lived out such profound serendipity years ago, when she was a student at the Art Institute…

Oct
21

Top 5 Ways to Make My Office More Sustainable

Top 5 Ways to Make My Office More Sustainable

Whether we like to admit it or not, much of our lives are spent at the office. Western culture puts in at least 40 hours per week at work. While we’re there, we can improve overall quality of life and reduce our carbon…