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Sustainability, expressed as performing tasks as efficiently and as productively as possible, is as much about conservation (energy, materials, water, etc.) as it is about being resourceful – can we perform our tasks more safely, re-use discarded materials, or recycle our products?. Yet, ask any environmental or sustainability practitioner what sustainability means to them, and you may get as many different answers as the individuals you query. That’s because the term “sustainability” means different things to different people.