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Research resources on sustainability

Jo Ortel's FYI - Living Sustainably

These book reviews were written by students in Jo Ortel's First Year Initiatives class, Living Sustainably in Beloit and the World, during the Fall 2016 semester. The assignment was: Review a book of your choosing on an aspect of sustainability that relates to your potential major, or to a potential program or project with which you hope to be involved while at Beloit.



Engineering, Ethics, and the Environment

Environment in World History

Environmental Anthropology

Green Graphic Design

Greenest Nation

Greening Through IT

High Price of Materialism

Laboratory Waste Management

Last Child in the Woods

Medicine Quest


Rat Island

Responsible Business

Sustainable Cities: Japanese Perspectives

The Upcycle

When Trash Becomes Art