EM SC 470
Applied Sustainability in Contemporary Culture



The focus of this lesson is on ways to sustainably manage natural resources.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this lesson, you should be able to:

  • define natural resources;
  • describe why the term "natural resources" is anthropocentric;
  • analyze the difference between linear and circular resource flows;
  • describe the differences between reduction, reuse, and recycling; and
  • identify components of the circular economy and cradle to cradle certification.

Lesson Roadmap

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