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  • Reflection Question
    Waste Use Reusable Bags
    What do you do if you find yourself in the situation of needing a bag for items but don't have a reusable one with you or aren't allowed to use the one you brought? Carry things out in your hands? In a cart? Accept a disposable one? If you find yourself in this position often, what system could you put in place to try to create a successful habit of not using plastic bags?

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    Nick Caspers 8/27/2018 12:12 PM
    I try to keep three reusable bags in my trunk and three more on a hook by my door  in my apartment. When I bring up groceries, I hang the empty bags on the hook  -  so if there are more than than three in either location - I bring back the difference  on my next trip.   If I  ever do need to take a disposable bag, I try to reuse it as much as possible.    And limiting it to three bags helps me be more mindful of my purchases or what I am bringing to an event. 

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    Jasmin Rostamnezhad 8/24/2018 1:34 PM
    Every Sunday and Wednesday I visit the Texas Farmers' Market to check out local farmers and to source my food locally!

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    Jasmin Rostamnezhad 8/24/2018 1:33 PM
    Every Sunday, I meal prep my breakfast and lunches for the week using only organic meat/eggs/veggies!

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    Jasmin Rostamnezhad 8/24/2018 1:32 PM
    On August 21 and 23, I led the Austin Community College Sustainability Team at two campus events.  We monitored waste stations to help make both events with 100+ attendee turnouts Zero Waste!
  • Reflection Question
    Food Choose Organic Ingredients
    Many people say that “you can’t feed the world with just organic food.” How would you respond to that statement?

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    Nick Caspers 8/15/2018 7:45 AM
    Yes it can and ultimately will  - It will require market driven buy-in and clean energy solutions to shift away from monoculture and centralized farming.