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Week of February 1, 2010

Question of the Week

How do you personally support sustainability?

 

Paul Courant, U-M librarian and dean of libraries:

Courant

“I drive high-mileage cars (a Prius and Mini), a higher-mileage motorcycle and, in good weather, an incredibly high-mileage bicycle. And I wear sweaters in the winter and shorts in the summer.”

 

Kyle Petersmark, information assistant, Michigan Union Customer Service:

Petersmark

“I recycle all of the cardboard at my house. My roommates and I also collect all of our old aluminum cans and bring them back to Meijer.”

 

Ellie Schiff,U-M junior

Schiff

“Instead of drinking out of plastic water bottles, I use a water filter for my tap and a Nalgene bottle. I also recycle all of my old school notebooks at the end of semesters.”

 

—Compiled by Emily Michels and Jillian Bogater

 

STAFF SPOTLIGHT

Teresa Herzog Mourad, on her favorite part of her job: “I am constantly inspired by changes people make in their alcohol-related attitudes and behaviors.”