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Spring 2018

SOS 321: Policy and Governance in Sustainable Systems was an undergraduate level course offered in Spring 2018 by the School of Sustainability. Michael Schoon taught and designed the course. Municipal clients presented problems to students who provided research and solutions. Topics included: waste sustainability at the Arizona State Fair, water conservation for HOAs in the City of Goodyear, options for composting biosolids for the Town of Miami, and bus rapid transit for the City of Tempe. The final presentations and reports can be found below.


Zero Waste for the Arizona State Fair

Zero Waste for the Arizona State Fair group photo
  • Community Sustainability Presentation and Policy Brief by Paul Bickert, Melissa Oister, Daritza Villalobos, and Megan Warner
  • Waste Diversion at the AZ State Fair Presentation and Policy Brief by Andrea Aguilera, Hailey Campbell, Jacob Cole, and Melissa Sikes
  • Zero Waste at the State Fair Presentation and Policy Brief by Nicole Cox, John Montero, Rachel Shultis, Jennafer Morgan, and Linda Vela

City of Goodyear: Water Conservation for HOAs

City of Goodyear: Water Conservation for HOAs group photo
  • Goodyear HOA Water Conservation Presentation and Policy Brief by Hayley Miller, Kelly Hyde, Antonio Moore, Benjamin Goldman, and Alex Rudolph; and Makayla Minch, Quinn Pitcher, Sarah Ozelieri, and Ryan Swapp
  • Goodyear Water Conservation: A Case Study Presentation and Policy Brief by Teddy Gonzalez, Grant Falvo, CJ Fleming, Carson Folk, and Rett Evans

Town of Miami: Options for Composting Biosolids

Town of Miami: Options for Composting Biosolids group photo

City of Tempe: Bus Rapid Transit for a 20-Minute City

City of Tempe: Bus Rapid Transit for a 20-Minute City group photo
  • Bus Rapid Transit for Route 48 Presentation and Policy Brief by Katelyn Roberts, Ryan Souter, Danielle Vermeer, and Jake Wilson
  • Bus Rapid Transit for Route 72 Presentation and Policy Brief by Nick Johnson, Casey Kennedy, Heather Erceg, and Jimmy Labelle
  • Bus Rapid Transit for Route 81 Presentation and Policy Brief by Melissa Dobroski, Skylie Dosier, Jake Damle, and Joseph Dean