September 04, 2015

Sustainability @ ASU


ASU construction, renovations transform more than 615,000 square feet of space

ASU Facilities Development and Management completed several building projects at various campuses and sites during the summer months.


Manzanita Hall 2.0: Rebirth of an icon

They may not have suspected it in 1967, but when construction workers glazed in the last hexagonal "Superman" window in the newly constructed Manzanita Hall, they were putting the finishing touches on an icon.


Sun Devil Athletics noted for sustainability efforts

In a nationwide assessment of sustainable practices by the National Resource Defense Council and the Green Sports Alliance, Sun Devil Athletics was named one of the top 10 athletic departments for sustainability.


ASU sustainable construction achievements featured in annual review

The 2012 Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education annual review features ASU's accomplishments in sustainble construction.


Riley named associate vice president of University Business Services

John Riley is the new associate vice president of University Business Services and the university sustainability operations officer at Arizona State University.


Solar projects to detour pedestrian traffic on Tempe campus

Work on a pair of solar projects this summer will have an impact on foot traffic near the Memorial Union and Gammage Parkway.


Employee program to recycle small things gets big results, campus award

ASU Materials Management has created a collection system for all kinds of used office supplies.


ASU awarded Think Green Grant, will expand composting program

ASU is the recipient of one of 50 Think Green Grants from Waste Management, Inc. and Keep America Beautiful.


Coffee grounds: the magic ingredient to ASU's newly lush flowerbeds

Flower beds throughout the ASU Tempe campus are looking lusher than ever thanks in part to an innovative program started by a couple of Grounds Services employees who also are ASU students.


ASU named one of nation's greenest schools

Arizona State University is among 21 schools named on The Princeton Review's "Green Honor Roll," which recognizes colleges and universities for leading the way in sustainability.

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