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April 1 - April 22, 2020

AUS Sustainability

American University of Sharjah

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  • April 20 at 5:16 AM
    Food waste is a topic close to my heart. Growing up, my parents taught us to serve small portions and only reach for seconds if we were still hungry. Our plates were expected to be empty at the end of each meal as food was considered precious in our home. As an adult, I can now fully understand the cost of wasted food, not just in terms of...
  • April 15 at 3:27 AM
    Eco Challenge Team,   Thanks for your participation in our EcoChallenge so far. We hope you find it a helpful tool to identify and understand different ways in which you can positively impact climate change.   This week we are focusing on food waste. According to a recent study, a third of all food available for human consumption does not...
  • April 12 at 10:47 AM
    For a long time I have thought of myself as an avid recycler. It is hard for me to throw things away that could possibly be recycled. More than once, I have brought a glass or plastic drink bottle home with me to recycle if recycling wasn’t available. Before moving to the UAE I lived in a city which offered single stream recycling, and I would...
  • April 8 at 3:23 AM
    Making an Impact! Week 2 of our EcoChallenge! Eco Challenge Team, Thank you for joining AUS Sustainability on our journey to reduce our impact on climate change in honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. We hope that this journey will help all of us consider small actions we can take and if multiplied can have a great impact, today and in...
  • April 6 at 6:26 AM
    I try to be mindful in the way that we live our lives as a family and take our carbon footprint into consideration whenever possible. There's always room for improvement!
  • April 5 at 5:53 AM
    When I first moved to the UAE I quickly realized that I would need to buy a car to get around. This was the first time for me to buy a car, as before that I either lived in small cities where I could ride my bike everywhere or in really large cities where everything was accessible by public transport. For this week's Eco Challenge action,  I...

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