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SUSTAINABILITY RESEARCH GUIDE: "Alterations," UR Museums, Spring 2022

A collection of resources on sustainability, especially in higher education.


Library resources for UR Museums' "Alterations. tailored solutions to climate change" exhibit, Spring 2022

UR Libraries have many resources for digging deeper into the issues posed by Nancy Judd's work. This page spotlights a few of these with examples of the types of sources you can find. These are just examples, so make sure to explore the links and the other tabs on this guide!

For research help, contact librarian Samantha Guss,

Artist info

exhibition image from UR Museums site/ headless mannequin wearing a blue dress and black coat made of drinking straws

Library Resources

Blackwell, A. H. (2021). Fast fashion. In Gale Environmental Studies Online Collection. Gale.

Blackwell, A. H. (2018). Green construction. In Gale Environmental Studies Online Collection. Gale.

Blackwell, A. H. (2021). Ocean warming. In Gale Environmental Studies Online Collection. Gale.

Curnow, J., & Helferty, A. (2018). Contradictions of solidarity: Whiteness, settler coloniality, and the mainstream environmental movement. Environment and Society, 9(1), 145+.


Erickson, B. (2020). Anthropocene futures: Linking colonialism and environmentalism in an age of crisis. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space38(1), 111–128.

Barker, H., Shaw, P. J., Richards, B., Clegg, Z., & Smith, D. (2021). What nudge techniques work for food waste behaviour change at the consumer level? A systematic review. Sustainability13(19), 11099.


Ornes, S. (2019, September 20). Extreme weather. CQ researcher29, 1-30.

Lemons, J. (2018, December 7). Plastic pollution. CQ researcher28, 1017-1040.


Schroth, S., Helfer, J., & Tam, M. (2011). Packaging and product containers. In J. Mansvelt, & P. Robbins (Eds.), Green consumerism: An A-to-Z guide (pp. 329-333). SAGE Publications, Inc.,


Commendatore, C. (2019). Study links consumer choice modification to plastic straw reductionWaste360


Knapp, J. L., Phillips, B. B., Clements, J., Shaw, R. F., Osborne, J. L., & Morsello, C. (2021). Socio‐psychological factors, beyond knowledge, predict people’s engagement in pollinator conservationPeople & Nature3(1), 204–220.

Technipaq partners with DuPont Tyvek and Freepoint Eco-Systems to reduce and recycle medical packaging plastic waste. (2021). Waste360.

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