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Sustain[ability] Challenge Week 2012

Join the ASU Tempe campus community for the first annual Sustainability Challenge Week. This one-week series of events will present participants with a challenge they can take on in their daily lives to discover how lowering your impact can benefit not only the planet, but your own quality of life.

RSVP separately for each event that interests you:

Monday, September 24
Diggin' Off-Grid on the Navajo Nation: Plateau Solar Project
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. (lunch served)
Wrigley Hall, Room 481
Arizona State University, Tempe campus
Challenge Area: Sustainable Energy and Material Use

Tuesday, September 25
Sustainable Cities: A Discussion with the Mayors of Tempe, Mesa, and Phoenix
6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (reception to follow)
Mesa Arts Center, Piper Repertory Theater
1 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ
Challenge Area: Policy and Governance in Sustainable Systems

Wednesday, September 26
The Upside of a Down Economy: Buying Locally
5:00 - 6:30 p.m. (refreshments provided)
Phoenix Center for the Arts
1202 N. Third St., Phoenix, AZ
Challenge Areas: Society and Sustainability and Economics of Sustainability

Thursday, September 27
Documentary Screening - Watershed
Doors open at 6:30 p.m., showtime at 7:00 p.m.
Tempe Valley Art Theater
5th St. & Mill Ave.
Challenge Area: Sustainable Ecosystems

Friday, September 28
Misadventures in Conservation and Development
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. (lunch served)
Wrigley Hall, Room 481
Arizona State University, Tempe campus
Challenge Area: International Development and Sustainability

Saturday, September 29
Phoenix Urban Dynamics Tour
Begins at the Tempe Transit Center
5th St. & Forest Ave.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Challenge Area: Sustainable Urban Dynamics

National Public Lands Day
Find various local volunteer opportunities.