What You Can Do

Sustainability Literacy Program

Educate yourself on how you can contribute to ASU’s sustainability efforts. Learn sustainability basics in less than an hour. There are five units. At the end you will receive a certificate of completion to accompany your evaluation.

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Green Office, Green Labs, Green Event, Green Shops, Green Housing and Green Classroom Programs

The Green Office and Green Labs programs provide additional ways to contribute to ASU's carbon neutral and zero waste goals.

Make change with our pocket guide

Pocket Change provides tips that help you save money and live more sustainably.

Ditch the Dumpster at our year-end donation and recycling drive

Ditch the Dumpster gives students a way to recycle, reuse, or repurpose their leftovers during the year-end rush to move out of residence halls. The annual event benefits local charities.

Take a tour of our sustainability initiatives

Discover and explore some of ASU's exciting sustainability initiatives and projects by following this 1.2-mile walking tour of the Tempe campus.

Read our tips on switching to CFLs

Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs) use up to 75 percent less electricity than incandescent light bulbs, last up to 10 times longer, cost little up front, and provide a quick return on investment.

Post recycling signs

Download and post signs to improve our recycling rates and decrease contamination.

Become part of the solution

Join your fellow students and co-workers across the university in making a positive impact. Conserve energy, reduce waste, take advantage of transportation alternatives, and see what more than 80,000 people can do when they do it together.

Sustainability Initiatives Revolving Fund

The Arizona State University Sustainability Initiatives Revolving Fund (SIRF) was established in fiscal year 2012 to invest in projects that foster and enable sustainability efforts and provide an economic return on investment. SIRF funds are available to all ASU community members to use towards projects furthering the sustainability efforts of ASU and are categorized in three tiers.

Join a student group

Find a student group that matches your sustainability interest. From recycling initiatives to project cars to political action and beyond, you'll find it here.

Nominate a person or event for a sustainability award

Recognize small actions, major achievements, or eco-minded events and exhibits with one of several sustainability awards.

Submit your sustainability story

Tell us what you're doing to be more sustainable or to advance sustainability at ASU and beyond.

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