Overshare: Shaving My Legs

Today I did something that I can safely say most Oberlin students do not do: I shaved my legs. Now,...
posted by Margaret | April 12, 2012 | 1 Responses

Challenging Norms

At home, I was flushing the toilet all the time--and wasting so much more water--so that when I got back to Oberlin I had to re-condition myself not to flush automatically.
posted by Sophia | March 21, 2012 | 0 Responses

Looking Deeper

How much do you know about the history of recycling and public transportation in the U.S.?
posted by Sophia | February 23, 2012 | 0 Responses

alternative menstrual products

For me, SEED House has been all about further improving my everyday lifestyle so that it is as ecologically-friendly as...
posted by Marlee | February 22, 2012 | 0 Responses

Winter Term Impressions

Who's greener: NYC, DC, or Boston? My impressions of east coast cities and colleges from an environmentalist perspective.
posted by Margaret | February 22, 2012 | 2 Responses

A Little at a Time

Learning to use less energy is easy!
posted by Grace | February 15, 2012 | 0 Responses

winter term and travels!

winter term overview!
posted by Mandy | February 14, 2012 | 0 Responses

Old and New Friends and Clothes

Look at how much we buy and don't end up using--but isn't it great that we can so easily have clothing swaps to both have fun and reduce our consumption?
posted by Sophia | February 8, 2012 | 0 Responses

Take a peek at the seed house fall plot!

many home gardens in oberlin are abandoned in the fall season, despite the delicious crops that can be grown...
posted by Sal | December 8, 2011 | 0 Responses

Reconsidering waste

In SEED House, we all strive to reduce our ecological footprint through daily measures like turning off the lights when...
posted by Clarissa | December 6, 2011 | 1 Responses

Response to 'Unplugged'

Sophia's recent 'Unplugged' post reminded me how helpful it is to describe many of the daily habits that have become...
posted by Clarissa | December 1, 2011 | 2 Responses


Turning energy-saving advice into habit is one way to start living more sustainably.
posted by Sophia | December 1, 2011 | 0 Responses

Cooking leftovers in SEED House!

Last Tuesday, right before Thanksgiving, I hosted a dinner for friends at SEED House. From my other post, you may...
posted by Clarissa | November 30, 2011 | 3 Responses

Once you compost, you never go back

Ever since I got into OSCA (Oberlin Student Cooperative) last fall, I have been composting food and other biodegradable items...
posted by Clarissa | November 30, 2011 | 1 Responses


how i got from an oil company in texas to an experimental "green" house in ohio.
posted by Mandy | November 5, 2011 | 1 Responses