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  • Triplett, Jim (Kansas State University, 2012)
    This poster will detail the Bachelor of Integrated Studies in Sustainability, Society and Resource Management at Pittsburg State University. In addition, other programs that have specific commitments to sustainability will ...
  • Erickson, Larry E.; Leven, Blase; Saulters, Oral; Boguski, Terrie; Green, Ryan (Kansas State University, 2011)
    There is a growing emphasis to include sustainability in decisions that are made, especially in capital investments and strategic planning. The interdisciplinary tools and approaches of sustainability science are providing ...
  • Haid, Wesley Adam (Kansas State University, 2014)
    Outdoor landscape irrigation is a prodigious consumer of potable water and accounts for more than 50% of urban water use in the United States. It is therefore imperative to reserve potable water for essential uses. The ...
  • Diop, El Hadji Habib Sy (Kansas State University, 2014)
    Biofuel feedstocks such as grains and cellulose are gaining increased attention as part of the U.S. portfolio of solutions to address climate change and improve energy security. As the future of biofuels unfolds, major ...
  • Dandu, Raju (Kansas State University, 2009)
    Sustainable green manufacturing is an emerging area that combines technical issues of design and manufacturing, energy conservation, pollution prevention, health and safety of communities and consumers. This presentation ...
  • Martin, Sabine (Kansas State University, 2009)
    As per EPA definition, brownfield sites are "real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant." It ...
  • Bulatewicz, Tom; Jin, W.; Staggenborg, Scott A.; Lauwo, S.; Miller, M.; Das, S.; Andresen, D.; Peterson, Jeffrey M.; Steward, David R.; Welch, S. M. (2009)
    Near-term consumption of groundwater for irrigated agriculture in the High Plains Aquifer supports a dynamic bio-socio-economic system, all parts of which will be impacted by a future transition to sustainable usage that ...
  • Admire, Caitlin R. (Kansas State University, 2011)
    The word “equestrian” is generally not known to be synonymous with sustainability. Although there is a small progressive movement, sustainable design is currently not common practice in the horse industry and desperately ...
  • Rowe, Debra (Kansas State University, 2010)
  • Olstad, Tyra (Kansas State University, 2009)
    Although discussion of "sustainability" necessarily centers on the practical development and application of techniques for "green" living, it is important to consider the philosophical and ethical perspectives that underpin ...
  • Zhou, Ying (Kansas State University, 2010)
    Along with increasing environmental challenges and large quantities of energy demand, many have become concerned about the environment and have implemented “Going Green” strategies. As a result, plans for sustainable ...
  • Monfort-Nelson, Erin M. (Kansas State University, 2014)
    Many sustainable garments do not engage wide consumer interest, nor encourage eco-conscious purchasing. Meanwhile, mass consumption of unsustainable apparel contributes to environmental degradation (Black, 2008). However, ...
  • Haar, Sherry J. (Kansas State University, 2011)
    Sustainable fashion is part of the growing design philosophy of sustainability, with goals to create systems which can be supported indefinitely in terms of environmentalism, economics, and social responsibility. Growing ...
  • Hawley, Jana M. (Fairchild Books, 2008)
    This chapter focuses on the economic impact of textile recycling including the overconsumption and resulting recycling processes that occur globally. A micro-macro systems model, including the myriad constituents of the ...
  • Adams, Paul (Kansas State University, 2010)
    Kansas is the third windiest state in the nation and is centrally situated geographically for providing access to commercialized wind energy. Kansas wind could be a major contributor to an energy future for the United ...
  • Reker, Benjamin A. (Kansas State University, 2014)
    This report provides a summary of the state of wind energy in the United States, the policy instruments used to encourage renewable energy and the research finding on the benefits of wind energy. It provides insight from ...
  • Reinert, Dana (Association for Continuing Higher Education, 2006)
    Institutions of the future must rapidly respond to market demand (i.e., employer needs and student demand) to thrive in today’s educational marketplace. However, developing and implementing new online professional programs ...
  • Anterola, Jeremy; Becker, Andrew; Blackwell, Jessica; Bonser, Skyler; Capps, Scott; Curry, Collin; Henley, Jacob; Jacobson, Melody; Jaquez-Herrera, Clemente; Kroen, Kevin; LaMartina, Josh; Rader, Julianne; Renyer, Shandelle; Richardson, Lindsey; Rolfs, Brett; Scherling, Ian; Stolwyk, Adrienne; Van de Riet, Geoff; Vanderpool, Aaron; Wages, Erin; Watkins, Malcolm; Wilke, Laura; Williams, Jessica (Kansas State University, 2007)
    May 4, 2007, a tornado ripped across Kiowa County, Kansas, leveling ninety-five percent of the town of Greensburg and leaving the rest of the town severely damaged. Shortly after the tornado, a 12-week process of meetings ...
  • Butler, Ninah (Kansas State University, 2013)
    The research conducted in this thesis explores the relationship between high school campus planning and the potential for high school sites to be used as outdoor classrooms. A review of the design of school buildings and ...
  • Kulkarni, Madhuri (Kansas State University, 2012)
    Green infrastructure is an emerging concept which utilizes vegetated systems rather than traditional gray infrastructure for stormwater management. Conducting a literature review revealed the effectiveness of incentive ...