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Randy Johnson

Contributions by Randy Johnston – Educational Consultant for Living with Harmony

Randy Johnston taught accounting and business ethics courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels at five universities. Randy has left business school education to pursue creating awareness of environmental issues as well as animal and human rights issues.

His motivation to pursue this was driven by student feedback regarding topics that were covered in his ethics classes, topics which changed the lives of many students as well as the lives of many of their friends and family members.

He earned a Master of Education degree from St. Lawrence University, Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees in accounting from Clarkson University, and a Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell University. He received teaching awards at the University of Colorado Boulder and The Pennsylvania State University.

 

PLANET-Based Actions

Is this your trash?

Cut all rings from bottles, bag handles, loops and nets before disposing of in the trash. Taking an extra few seconds to cut up trash will help wildlife and birds from getting tangled in our trash and will help prevent unnecessary suffering.

Duck with a mask around its neck

photo credit: Mary Caporal Prior

Is this your mask?

Scissors cutting plastic rings

Plastic Rings

 

Zero-Waste/Organic/Fair Trade Coffee

DIY Deodarant

DIY CruCru

 

Environmental Trivia

Where can you cut down on your energy use?   First, the assumptions: Xcel in Colorado produces 1.3 lb of CO2 per kWH generated (Source: Excel) A car gets 25 mpg. (This is the current average in the US. Source: Wikipedia ) Burning a gallon of gas releases 20 lb of CO2 ( Source: Fuel …

 

Bottled Water

$31,000,000,000 was spent during 2018 in the United States on bottled water. Approximately 1,500 water bottles are consumed per second in the United States. Which approximates 90,000 bottles hourly, or 2,200,000 bottles daily. It is estimated that 80% of the water bottles purchased in the United States end up in landfills. It takes about 1.4 …

 

Composting 101

What is compost?  Compost is the world’s richest soil and is typically made in backyards.  Vegetables and plants that are grown in compost have the highest nutritional density of all foods on earth.  The healthiest human bodies come from the healthiest foods and the healthiest foods come from the healthiest soil, otherwise known as compost.  …