Spring is in the air, and it’s a great time to learn about sustainability! There are numerous events happening throughout the valley, so we thought we’d share a few of them with you.
This year Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability celebrates its 10th anniversary. Along with those festivities, ASU is also involved with theGreenBiz Conference (February 23-25) and the Sustainability Solutions Festival (February 12-28).
Learn about how trees affect everyday life in Phoenix at the Regional Tree and Shade Summit 2.0 on March 9th. The city of Tempe will host an urban forestry workshop on February 27th as well.
Scottsdale hosts a Green Building lecture series focused on a variety of topics including air quality, sustainable home improvements, and green schools.
Enjoy vegan food from restaurants around the valley at the Phoenix Vegan Food Festival, February 27th. For a comprehensive list of foodie events around Arizona, click here.
Interested in saving water? Learn water-saving tips and ideas throughout Arizona in this list of events sponsored by Arizona Water Awareness.
Countless volunteer opportunities are ongoing in the Phoenix area. Contribute time while learning about recycling with the Phoenix Public Works Department’s“Zero Waste” initiative at the Laveen barbecue on February 21st.
The Escalante Community Gardens in Tempe, who provide educational programs for youth and adults, is in need of volunteers for a variety of positions.
There are also countless volunteer opportunities throughout the metro area if you’re interested in giving back to the community. To get involved, check out the complete list here.
Happy learning and giving!
"The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children"-Dietrich Bonhoeffer