Waste Expo: Part 2

In part 2 of the Waste Expo we examine food waste technologies as well as the coolest bin at the show! In June, tSR traveled to the largest waste convention in the USA, Waste Expo 2016 Las Vegas. CEO's, Public Works officials, consultants, data companies, etc. all converge once a year to discuss trends, showcase the newest products and technologies, and gain the latest knowledge in the industry. 

Waste Expo: Part 1

In June, tSR traveled to the largest waste convention in the USA, Waste Expo 2016 Las Vegas. CEO's, Public Works officials, consultants, data companies, etc. all converge once a year to discuss trends, showcase the newest products and technologies, and gain the latest knowledge in the industry. In part 1 of this series we talk to experts about data and technology trends as well as how research impacts the industry. 

Oak Flats

Can you imagine life without electricity? Electricity is just one service for which copper is an essential component. Yet mining copper from the earth comes at a cost, especially when it is in your own back yard. Watch a young San Carlos Apache woman and residents of Superior, AZ provide their thoughts about a proposed copper mine near their home in eastern Arizona.

In Memory of Curits Shaw. 

tSR Feature: Paris Climate Agreement [COP 21]

Climate change poses a great threat to the environment and human society. The stakes are higher than ever to make progress on this issue. In December 2015, 195 countries met in Paris, France to develop a new international agreement to combat climate change. In an effort to understand what this new agreement means, tSR sat down with three experts at Arizona State University to learn more. Manjana Milkoreit, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives, Arizona State University.

John Martinson's Journey

Learn more about ASU's Executive Master of Sustainability Leadership program through the eyes of one of its students, founder and Co-Chairman of China Mist Tea Company, John Martinson! Learn more about the Executive Master program here

And check out Martinson's company here: http://www.chinamist.com.

Play off Plant off

The city of Phoenix, in partnership with the College Football Playoff, hosted six universities for a Playoff Plantoff to see which school could plant 10 trees correctly in the least amount of time.

Gut Feeling

Gut Feeling explores the connection between human health and the health of our agricultural soils. Rehabilitating soil may mean rehabilitating ourselves.