Marisa Fulper

While I was studying abroad at DIS in Denmark, I discovered sustainability as an absence and awareness of new consumption rather than a recycling of the old. Up until this point I had understood sustainable practices to be centered around repurposing materials to make new material, like recycled paper and plastic. The Danish lifestyle highlighted thoughtful consumerism, seeing a product through, repairing and reutilizing, until the end of the object’s life.

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