Sustainability

Advocates say ending Arizona’s veteran homelessness is in reach

On June 22, 2010, during President Obama’s second year in office, his administration unveiled a plan to end specific types of homelessness in the United States, with an initiative called "Opening Doors." One of the main goals of the plan was to end homelessness for the nation's military veterans by 2015.


Fry, eat Thanksgiving turkey, then recycle leftover grease. You’ll feel better.

MESA – As Thanksgiving inches closer, pounds of cold poultry await a crispy ending in the family fryer. After devouring the holiday feast, it's time to turn to the leftovers.


AZ protesters connect with national opposition to Dakota Access Pipeline

PHOENIX — Smoke from lit bundles of sage swirled around protesters waving signs, “Water Is Life” and “Stand With Standing Rock” to oppose the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.


South Mountain Park gets $23 million makeover

PHOENIX – South Mountain Park, one of the nation's largest city parks, has been showing the wear of hikers and picnickers over the years. Now it's getting a $23 million makeover.


Arizona activists raise funds for Dakota Access Pipeline protesters

SCOTTSDALE - According to the Navajo teachings Sam Anderson learned as a child, water is sacred.


Shrinking AZ farmland shows Buckeye family’s generational differences

BUCKEYE – Arizona farmland has declined over the decades, leaving one generation of a Buckeye farming family concerned and another content.


Shampooing the environment: Using hair to clean up oil

PHOENIX – One Phoenix hair stylist is using his customers' discarded hair to help the environment.

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City held up as model to voters weighing $200 billion in transit questions

WASHINGTON - Phoenix was held out as a model for the nation during a conference call Wednesday by transit officials pushing for approval of about $200 billion in transit projects on local ballots across the country next week.