A report from Guardian.com estimates that “fifty percent of all produce in the United States is thrown away, some 60 million tons valued at 160 billion dollars.” Also, according to the EPA, “wasted food is the single biggest occupant in America’s landfills.” Worldwide, 34 million children suffer from severe malnutrition and another 1 million children die each year from hunger related causes.
The brownfields to healthfields project is coming together to become a big, exciting project! Keep Phoenix Beautiful has agreed to partner with us. We have a professional grant writer on board who is very familiar with the topic of brownfields.
by Ashley Camhi and Tara Briscoe We had an action-packed week with two great events! Prior Week’s Events Congratulations to the Sustainable Business team for organizing the panel discussion on Organic Farming in [...]
Sustainable Business Date: September 17, 2017 Time: 10:30am to 12:00pm Future Meeting: Sunday, October 1st, 2017 Time: 10:00am to 11:30am Location: Hanover Mill, Allo Room, 101st W 5th Street, Tempe AZ Attendees: [...]
by Allison Boley 1. We had a great time talking about sustainable living at Save the Family, an organization that transitions families out of homelessness. Participants had wonderful ideas on how to reuse disposable household [...]
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On Tuesday, September 12th Sasha Rajagopalan will host a panel discussion on Organic Farming in Arizona. The panelists will be Maya Dailey (owner of Maya Farms) and Mark Rhine (Rhiba
Farms). The moder...
This exciting energy-policy panel of German and ASU experts is now free to attend. This is an excellent opportunity to raise the conversation about carbon pricing among Arizonans. Please plan to atte...