Gilbert Solid Waste Management: Insights from Three Key Reports

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Gilbert Solid Waste Management: Insights from Three Key Reports

Throughout the summer 2023 and fall 2023 semesters, students from the Master of Sustainability Leadership capstone (MSL) program collaborated with the Town of Gilbert’s Solid Waste & Recycling Services on

Project Cities releases 15 new summary reports

We are pleased to announce the release of 15 new project summary reports for the City of Peoria, Town of Clarkdale, Town of Miami, Town of Gilbert, City of Phoenix

City of Chandler partners with ASU on Project Cities Program

Project Cities is excited to announce its new community partner, the City of Chandler! The partnership is kicking off with the inaugural project focusing on park equity with School of Sustainability undergraduate students

New summary report released: Strategies for Municipal Fleet Electrification

The future of transportation in cities lies in the implementation of fleet electric vehicles (EVs). With the benefits of decreasing fossil fuel consumption and reduced maintenance costs, the City of Peoria is identifying opportunities for more sustainable transit systems.

Partnership highlight: ASU class helps small Arizona town with tourism, retention planning

ASU News highlighted a recent partnership between Project Cities and the Town of Miami!

Project Cities highlight: Landscape architecture student creates xeriscape designs for city of Phoenix

ASU News highlighted a recent partnership between Project Cities and the City of Phoenix Water Services!

New summary report released: Resource Guide to Support Aging in Place

As one of the fastest growing communities in Arizona, Peoria’s population continues to age, creating a need for the City to further develop its resources available for its population of older adults to ensure the well-being and active participation of all members of the community.

Students kick off partnership with Town of Miami

The Town of Miami is a historic community with a rich history in copper mining. Incorporated in 1918, the Town established itself as a copper boom town while blending a new wave of business, arts, and tourism.

Project Cities releases first impact report, measuring five years of community partnerships

Since its start in 2017, Project Cities has partnered with four local communities, engaged 38 interdisciplinary faculty members, and facilitated over 75 high-impact projects with over 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students. As we look back on a transformative five years and celebrate our recent President’s Medal for Social Embeddedness, Project Cities is excited to announce the release of its first Impact Report.

Project Cities celebrates five years with the President’s Medal for Social Embeddedness

ASU Project Cities has been awarded the President’s Medal for Social Embeddedness, a university-wide initiative to recognize the work of ASU faculty, staff, and programs for their work in social embeddedness. As part of ASU’s charter and design aspirations, social embeddedness encompasses the university’s commitment to serving its surrounding communities by sharing its resources and knowledge networks through mutually beneficial community partnerships.

New summary report released: Community Engagement Strategies

Community engagement is a critical component of ensuring that a community has input and is receiving information from its local government. Cities have used a variety of engagement strategies to gather feedback on its services, as well as inform future planning.

Student recommendations inform Sustainable Peoria Plan

The City of Peoria recently approved its Sustainable Peoria Plan, a roadmap for sustainability that outlines goals and initiatives around its eight pillars of sustainability.