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Sustainable Cities Network

Connecting communities, advancing sustainability,
and cultivating solutions.





Sustainable Cities Network

Connecting communities, advancing sustainability,
and cultivating solutions.





SCN News

New summary report released: Policy Proposals For Employee Handbook

New summary report released: Policy Proposals For Employee Handbook

The Town of Clarkdale, Arizona is a historic community nestled in the Verde Valley. Human resource management is a constantly evolving practice that focuses on the management of people in a way that fosters professional development and employee well-being. The Town’s Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual has not had significant updates since 2006, and with new...

Meet the Steering Committee: Laura Hyneman, Mesa’s Deputy Director of Development & Sustainability

Meet the Steering Committee: Laura Hyneman, Mesa’s Deputy Director of Development & Sustainability

The Sustainable Cities Network (SCN) Steering Committee is a group of Arizona's leading representatives and Arizona State University experts pursuing sustainability initiatives. The committee shares their best practices to encourage collaborative action for each city, town, county, or tribal community. You can read more about the committee and its members here.  This week, we’re highlighting Steering...

New summary report released: Novel Applications for Fine Glass

New summary report released: Novel Applications for Fine Glass

As a leader in sustainable solid waste, the City of Peoria is always on the cutting edge of sustainable solid waste management. As part of a larger Solid Waste Management project portfolio, the City of Peoria has worked with ASU Project Cities on three solid waste projects, including Textiles & EPS, E-Waste, and Biomass...

The Network is a vehicle for communities to share knowledge and coordinate efforts to understand and solve sustainability problems. It is designed to foster partnerships, identify best practices, provide training and information, and create a bridge between ASU’s research and front-line challenges facing local communities.

Network members include a broad range of professional disciplines from Arizona cities, towns, counties and Native American communities implementing sustainable practices and working towards a more sustainable region. Find out more about these members and what they are doing.

Through the Sustainable Cities Network, partners will work together to streamline city operations, advance solar energy, practice sustainable design, and secure water supplies in a changing climate. Find out more about these sustainability initiatives across the valley by following the Network news.