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Rachel Barney
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The Informed Consumer
These days I've had the opportunity to take a really interesting course at school: Sustainable Business Practices.  Now, this may seem like a very normal course for someone to take - but for me it's something special because as a hospitality student we don'...
The Informed Consumer
The Informed Consumer
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Cheating - The Moral Dilemma
As I have been getting back into the swing of school, I've noticed a huge upturn in the amount students are cheating.  Not only do I find that students are cheating, but that teachers don't consider it such a moral dilemma but instead brush it off as irrele...
Cheating - The Moral Dilemma
Cheating - The Moral Dilemma
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Lawns, the ultimate waste...
Driving down the street you will see lot after lot sporting a gorgeous green lawn - in the middle of summer.  Maybe you'll even get to see the majestic sprinkler system rise from the ground and start over watering a lawn at mid-day in 100 degree heat.  This...
Lawns, the ultimate waste...
Lawns, the ultimate waste...
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Meat or Veggies - That is the Question!
This article was kindly written by a guest blogger Michelle Lindqvist .  I'd like to say thank you for such an eye opening article - especially for someone like me who eats both meat and veggies. * First of all, I am not going to tell you to go vegetarian...
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Eating from my home garden
Spring has finally arrived here in Switzerland!  Although the snow persisted into May I can say that today it seems as if the cold isn't gonna come back (at least not in snow form) for a very long time!  In celebration of the spring I wanted to share will a...
Eating from my home garden
Eating from my home garden
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Too young? Think again...
This phrase gets passed around over and over and over - with little to no meaning: you're just too young.  What exactly does a person's age have to do with what they are able or not able to do?  Being young does not necessarily mean that you are immature.  ...
Too young? Think again...
Too young? Think again...
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The Maya Boutique Hotel - Going Green in Style
Positioned in the snow covered mountains of Switzerland, overlooking a gorgeous valley, and next to a world class skii resort - how much better can it get?  The Maya Boutique Hotel in Nax, Switzerland out did themselves!  Not only are they located in one of...
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Don't go green, grow green!
Have you been having a hard time finding ways to be sustainable?  The triple bottom line is difficult in the area you live?  Why not go green by growing green? Recently I've been struggling finding ways to be sustainable here in Switzerland as the governmen...
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Truthful Social Media
Ding.... Ding... Bzzzzz.  Ring Ring Ring RING RING RING!  Social media is here to stay - its been prying its way into our lives, gluing students to their phones, but also has given us a platform to spread our messages.  We are constantly connected, searchin...
Truthful Social Media
Truthful Social Media
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What Living in Switzerland has Taught me about Waste
You buy a can of soup, you get a plastic bag to take it home, the receipt dangles inside.  Once you get home you take the lid off and throw away the label.  After you are finished cooking the soup you either recycle the can or toss it out all together.  Wha...
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