Category Archives: Write and Respond 1

This category is for the first write and respond assignment.

New York Food Transportation System and Fuel Efficiency

Dominique C Miller The New York food transportation system is quite intricate and there are so many contributors it can often times get a little messy, so this is why I chose to do an analysis of how food is … Continue reading

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How much energy is saved by using an LED bulb instead of a High-efficiency Incandescent bulb?

  How much energy is saved by using an LED bulb instead of a High-efficiency Incandescent bulb? Introduction: In this essay, I will discuss how much energy can be saved by replacing high-efficiency incandescent bulbs with LED bulbs.  Also, I … Continue reading

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Phantom Devices

With all the technology and modern advances available in our society today, it is no surprise that “phantom” or “vampire” devices are a supposed issue. These are technological devices that still use energy while being plugged in but not used. … Continue reading

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Organic Farming: The Key to A Sustainable Future

There are a variety of common concerns in modern society regarding daily consumed items. It is assumed that what we consume can always be modified in order to improve it, whether it be for health or environmental reasons. Plastic water … Continue reading

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The Impact of Climate Change on Skiing and Mountain Communities

Worldwide, the ski industry is huge. Each year, around 400 million skiers and snowboarders take to the slopes across the planet. With over 2000 ski resorts across 80 nations, skiing is not only a global recreational pass time for millions … Continue reading

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A Carnivore’s Lament

Robbie Horton Math 33, fall 2017 Write and Respond Assignment 1   I am a carnivore. I consume a large amount of meat on a daily basis, most of it beef. I also consider myself to be an environmentally conscious … Continue reading

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American Lawn Care Emissions

Kyle Nolan Russ deForest Math 33, W&R1 9 October,  2017 American Lawn Care Emissions             In the simmering ninety-degree heat of summer through the months of May to August, my primary work title is laborer. More specifically, I weed-whack with … Continue reading

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Water Conservation within the Home by Elizabeth Molek (W&R 1)

Elizabeth Molek Math 33 Professor Deforest 9 October 2017 I’m going to discuss the issue of water conservation that is constantly a persistent problem most people struggle with, especially college students. I don’t know about others, but I wish to … Continue reading

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Energy Savings from Line-Drying Clothes

Rachel Stone Math & Sustainability Professor Deforest 9 October 2017 Energy Savings from Line-Drying Clothes As a college student, I’m looking to save as much money as I possibly can. I’ve already jumped on the sustainability bandwagon and started using … Continue reading

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Let’s Dispose of Disposable Plastic | Erin Kraeher

Imagine walking through the streets of center city Philadelphia, sometimes it just feels like every step you take there’s another piece of litter on the ground. Cities are especially bad because of the large population, but imagine being surrounded by … Continue reading

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