Home / Focus / Sustainability


Water forum: Supply and demand

How will the Colorado River Basin continue to supply water for an ever-expanding population? A comprehensive three-year study on the future availability of the water by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has determined that water reuse will be key.

Students play matchmaker to promote water reuse

ASU students help Intel and CH2M HILL develop a database that connects grey water producers and users in Arizona.

Water forum: Reuse

By using recycled water, Intel Corporation will save 4.5 million gallons of water a day in their new AZ facility. Todd Brady explains how at a water forum hosted by ASU.

Sustainable bioreactor

For a long-term energy solution, we need to mimic nature. ASU scientists have developed a bioreactor that uses photosynthesis to grow cyanobacteria for biofuel.

The worth of water

In this mini-documentary, ASU researchers talk about the West's water history, our current situation, and some social and technological options for the future.

ASU Discovers: Harnessing the sun

Enough solar energy reaches the Earth to meet our demand for electricity many times over. ASU scientists are working to provide sustainable and affordable solar power.

ASU and USAID helping rural Guyana out of the dark

About 1.5 billion people around the world live without electricity. The VOCTEC program, funded by USAID and led by ASU, aims to change that.

What are you drinking?

Researchers work to identify the health effects of both man-made and natural water contaminants on humans and the environment.

Gut reaction: Morality in food choice

How do you decide what to eat? ASU researchers from diverse backgrounds discuss how food is connected to ethics.

From wastewater to renewable energy

A team of ASU grad students is working with the Arizona Center for Algae Technology and Innovation to clean up the environment while creating clean, renewable energy.