August 2011 Blog Posts (3)

ETSU Sustainability efforts

Did you know that sustainable actions are part of the institutional structure at ETSU?


ETSU has an Office of Sustainability that is part of Housing & Facilities Management.  The Office's August newsletter is now out, and if you are interested, you can download here to see what they have been up to on campus: ETSU August 2011 Sustainability…


Added by Emily Page Bidgood on August 24, 2011 at 10:40am — 1 Comment

"United by the belief"....

 I have been compiling quotes from various religious leaders, aided by the links at GreenFaith's website, and I wanted to post some here.  These snippets are extracted from larger proclamations put forth by church body committees or from singular leaders and they find themselves all in agreement that when we live selfishly, we hurt our neighbors, the Earth, and ultimately ourselves.

I think the most interesting ones to read have been those from the self-described "traditionally…


Added by Emily Page Bidgood on August 22, 2011 at 2:36pm — 1 Comment

Eggs from pasture-fed hens

Marie Pendzich is a caretaker for some pampered hens. They are truly free-range (not just having access to an open door, which is literally all that's required to earn that label). Note that sometimes the required "open door" only leads into a open area that doesn't even have sod...just bare soil. So while they've earned the "free range" label, those hens really don't have access to nature, which is what is implied.


Marie's hens lay eggs that have beautiful (and nutritious)…


Added by Carol Landis on August 4, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments


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