Sustainability and Students

A flower blooms amongst its neighbors in the University of Arizona Community Garden on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. The garden is run by Students for Sustainability.

Students often lead the charge on social and political change, having influence on the things we talk about to the things we do. This generations issues of interest? Sustainability and global warming.

“Students for Sustainability shines a spotlight on environmental sustainability in the local community and at the UA.


The student organization, led by Chester Phillips , was created in 2008. This Associated Students of the University of Arizona program has grown to include about 84 interns and 10 committees.

Their main goals include educating the community on environmental issues and promoting sustainability strategies. The organization also occasionally teams up with the UA Compost Cats, which recently became Tucson’s official composting service.”

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