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University Sustainability Practices
The Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability website is the hub of the University’s sustainability initiatives, advancing research, education, and business practices for an urbanizing world.
The weekly Sustainability Digest e-newsletter announces sustainability-related seminars, meetings, colloquiums, lectures, brown bags, announcements of interest, and job opportunities.
ASU uses a variety of social media platforms to promote sustainability. ASUGreen is the primary twitter handle. Several other accounts on Facebook and Twitter support sustainability including but not limited to Zero Waste, Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives, Poly Community Garden, and more.
ASU does not control the editorial decisions of the student newspaper.
ASU students participate in a Poster Session twice a year where they present and then their work is cataloged.
The Sustainability Review (TSR) communicates sustainability challenges, developments, and opportunities through reporting, analysis, opinion, and art/visual media. We are an online journal edited and published by graduate students at Arizona State University and hosted by the university’s School of Sustainability.
Sustainability signage is dispersed across ASU's LEED Certified facilities and other facilities with sustainability attributes. Wrigley Hall has extensive signage and is used frequently as an educational tour resource for the ASU community and visitors.
• ASU's Food Systems Transformation Initiative, a unit of the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability (https://sustainability.asu.edu/foodsystems/) that supports the development of more equitable, diverse and resilient food systems at all scales - from local to global- that can adapt to evolving uncertainties and opportunities and enable sustainable societies.
• Spotlight boards that rotate monthly on a different food systems sustainability topics in residential and large retail locations.
Temporary signs are displayed during our annual Campus Harvest and Date Sales to promote and educate the campus community about our sustainable grounds-keeping practices and activities.
The 1.2-mile sustainability walking tour highlights LEED-certified buildings, solar installations, and a variety of examples that comprise the University's integrated, university-wide approach to sustainability.
Arizona State University encourages students, faculty and staff to use an alternate mode of transportation as often as possible. The University's Parking and Transit Services-Commuter Options program provides a number of transit options for the University community, most of which are free.
ASU provides this guide online.
Bicycle lane directions, biking and public transit, campus shower building locations and more are provided within Commute by Bike page on the web.
ASU's Sustainability Certification Program features a certification in Housing which assists participants in incorporating sustainability in the home, residence hall, or apartment.
University Sustainability Practices in cooperation with Residential Life has developed a residential life manual and training for community assistants to incorporate sustainability education into their programming.
Our prospectus, Sustainability @ ASU, provides an overview of ASU’s efforts to advance sustainability, both across the university and beyond. It serves to illustrate how sustainability underlies our teaching, learning and doing.
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE
staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.