August 05, 2015

Sustainability @ ASU


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.


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.

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