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Taking Action: Reducing Plastic Use in the Greater Phoenix Metropolitan Area, Maricopa County, and the State of Arizona

Plastic pollution is a pressing environmental issue affecting our planet, our beloved state of Arizona, and the beautiful Maricopa County and Greater Phoenix Metropolitan Area regions. By making conscious choices and adopting simple habits, we can all contribute to reducing plastic waste and protecting our environment. In this blog post, we will explore actionable

Celebrating The Premiere of “Planting Solar”: Inspiring Sustainability and Community Resilience

We are excited to share the incredible success of the premiere of the documentary "Planting Solar: Agriculture in the Valley." Hosted by the Arizona Sustainability Alliance (AZSA) in collaboration with Arizona Humanities, Audubon Southwest, Compass CBS Foundation, Aniles & Co. CPA Firm, ASU's Walter Cronkite Agency, and Michelle Caporali. The premiere was on June

Press Release 7.13.2023

AZSA Releases First Documentary: Planting Solar Phoenix, Arizona - (July 13th, 2023) The documentary "Planting Solar: Agriculture in the Valley" had a very successful premiere thanks to the efforts of the Arizona Sustainability Alliance, our documentary premiere partner and host, Audubon Southwest, and sponsors, the CBS Compass Foundation, Aniles CPA, and Michele Caporali. The

Preserving Arizona’s Pollinators: A Sustainable Effort for a Flourishing Ecosystem

The purpose of National Pollinator Week (June 19th-25th 2023) is to recognize the value of pollinators and bring attention to the critical function they play in maintaining healthy ecosystems. In Arizona, a state known for its unique landscapes and diverse flora, the preservation of pollinators takes on even greater significance.

How Nature Impacts Our Mental Health

As May wraps up, we embrace Mental Health Awareness Month, and its opportunity to shed light on the connection between nature and our well-being. At the Arizona Sustainability Alliance (AZSA), we recognize the profound impact of nature and the environment on our mental health. Moreover, we are steadfast in our commitment to promoting community

Press Release 5.16.2023

Southwest Gas Donates Work Vehicle and $10,000 to the Arizona Sustainability Alliance Phoenix, AZ (May 16, 2023) – In support of Arizona Sustainability Alliance’s (AZSA) mission to promote sustainable living through action and advocacy, the nonprofit recently received a donation of $10,000 and a retired service truck from Southwest Gas. The leading natural gas

Press Release 04.20.2023

Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area Tree Planting and Park Clean-Up Event: Arizona Sustainability Alliance Collaborates with Local Area Partners and the City of Phoenix Local community partners came out in force to support the local environment in honor of Earth Week 2023 and AZSA's Conservation Invasion. PHOENIX, AZ-- April 20, 2023 --  On April

Press Release 11.20.2021

AZSA Plants 150 Trees in the West Mesa River Community  Arizona Sustainability Alliance Awarded Arbor Day Foundation’s Community Resilience Grant in Partnership with Bank of America.  Mesa, AZ -- Nov 20, 2021 -- Arizona Sustainability Alliance received a grant from the Arbor Day Foundation’s Community Resilience Grant program in partnership with Bank of America.

Press Release 07.08.2021

Founder and Executive Director of Sustainability Organization takes Sustainability Role with Global Impact Strong Growth Trajectory Forecast For The Four-Year-Old Organization   July 2021 (Phoenix, AZ): The Arizona Sustainability Alliance (AZSA) is announcing its celebrated founder and Executive Director is returning to her international environmental roots as the Senior Program Manager of Nature-Based Solutions

AZSA’s Three Year Anniversary

May 22, 2020 marked our Three Year Anniversary of the Arizona Sustainability Alliance (AZSA). We celebrated our three year anniversary with a digital event to commemorate our successes these past three years and the future of sustainability. The event focused on leadership in sustainability, collaboration of organizations and individuals, and opportunities for the future.

AZSA’s Educational Campaigns

If all of the recent global actions on the climate crisis have one major thing in common, it's that young people are leading the charge. Greta Thunberg and Jamie Margolin have become household names over the last few weeks of intense media coverage on our environmental issues, sparked by the U.N. General Assembly's meeting occurring

Reconnecting Food with its Roots

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.

Greenhouse Gardens

There are naysayers who lament, that too many regulations, and too much competition from mega-farms, make it impossible for the independent farmer to survive. A local couple, Jeannine and Cameron McChesney, are proving them wrong. Their success is made even more astounding, by the fact that their enterprise, Greenhouse Gardens, flourishes in an area that once was all desert.

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