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Sierra Magazine ranks ASU high in sustainability

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August 11, 2015

Sierra Magazine has come out with its 2015 list of greenest colleges and universities in its “Coolest Schools” issue. Arizona State University came in at No. 13 out of 153 universities.

This is Sierra Magazine's ninth annual survey, in which universities are ranked based on their commitment to high environmental standards.

"We’re so inspired to see how colleges are taking the lead on addressing climate change,” said Avital Andrews, Sierra magazine’s lifestyle editor. “From building green to saving water to offering hundreds of eco-classes, these schools’ efforts are profound, and are changing not only the campus grounds, but also the minds of the students they’re educating."

ASU scored high in several categories, including: undergraduate programs, student outreach, building design, sustainable transportation and organic gardens.

Click through to learn more about each category.

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