May 25, 2015

Sustainability @ ASU


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.


Jensen retires from ASU after 27 years of leadership

Ray Jensen left Lehigh University to become the new associate director of purchasing at ASU on Dec. 2, 1985. He had no idea that ASU would become the place where he would travel to every weekday morning for the next 27 years.


SRP, SunPower dedicate solar power system at Polytechnic campus

Salt River Project and SunPower Corp. have dedicated a one-megawatt solar photovoltaic power plant at the ASU Polytechnic campus.


ASU gets down to Earth in April

Celebrate ASU Earth Month 2013 with events across campuses running from April 3 until April 27.


Alcoa Foundation collaborates with ASU on campus recycling initiatives

Alcoa Foundation is partnering with national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and the College & University Recycling Coalition to provide 75 recycling bins to ASU in 2013.


ASU goes paperless to manage curriculum; promote sustainability

ASU is adopting an online curriculum management system as part of its ongoing effort to reduce paper consumption and save resources.


Palafox helps Sun Devil Athletics go green

The recent School of Sustainability graduate is sharing her knowledge with ASU Athletics.


ASU releases its first Sustainability Initiatives Revolving Fund annual report

The first Sustainability Initiatives Revolving Fund annual report highlights a dozen energy-reduction projects at ASU that were supported by SIRF funds during FY2012.

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