Webster defines Sustainable: Webster defines sustainable

1 : capable of being sustained 2 a : of, relating to, or being a method of harvesting or using a resource so that the resource is not depleted or permanently damaged sustainable techniques sustainable agriculture b : of or relating to a lifestyle involving the use of sustainable methods sustainable society

For the purposes of our project, sustainability comes under 2b; lifestyle; more toward the focus of making a system where both the mechanics of the system and the data within the system are created in order to be maintained. (I don’t like this wording, but it’s a start...)