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Circular Economy – Finding Loops in Linearity

2021-11-25T10:30:05-07:00October 10th, 2021|Foundation Blog|

GDP, GDP everywhere, welfare on the brink! Although conventional economic growth has assisted in raising global living standards, it has also generated massive environmental degradation, waste, disease, and poverty. Economics, the science of [...]

Alumni Ashlee Taylor Hired at Dynamic R.E Through Experience at GreenLight

2021-11-25T10:22:01-07:00August 13th, 2021|Alumni Blog|

Our GreenLight GuideLines 6-phase project process starts with these lines: “Like so many things in life, you get out of GreenLight what you put into it. The more you treat this like your [...]

Solutioneer Meghan Marshall Gets Hired at Generated Materials Recovery

2021-11-25T10:23:12-07:00July 7th, 2021|Alumni Blog|

It’s the dream of every student to get a job in the field of their dreams. GreenLight Solutions Foundation’s very own Meghan Marshall has done that! Meghan is working with Generated Materials Recovery [...]

Welcoming Maxwell Scott to our Board of Directors

2021-11-23T18:44:37-07:00June 29th, 2021|Foundation Blog|

The GreenLight Solutions Team is excited to welcome Maxwell Scott to our Board of Directors. Maxwell Scott is a skilled public affairs professional with experience leading multimillion-dollar global policy initiatives and a proven [...]

Everyday Sustainability: How YOU Can Advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals

2021-08-04T10:50:24-07:00June 18th, 2021|Foundation Blog|

Living a sustainable lifestyle doesn’t have to stop at your reusable water bottle or your tote for groceries. Our homes are filled with products that are harmful to the environment in some [...]

We can do better! Going Green & Going Smart on Water Conservation

2021-10-26T14:10:13-07:00June 7th, 2021|Media|

Arizona has been a state of drought for twenty-one years. The Colorado River and the Lake Mead water reservoir are drying up and haven’t been able to replenish themselves. The Colorado River is [...]

First International Project Partner at GreenLight Solutions

2021-08-04T12:38:04-07:00May 25th, 2021|Project Blog|

Sustainable agriculture is a global challenge that encompasses issues of hunger, water use, and environmental degradation. Many communities cannot afford to add elements of sustainability to their subsistence farming. In the Spring [...]

How Can Blockchain Be a Force For Good? Here’s How.

2021-06-29T15:38:45-07:00May 23rd, 2021|Project Blog|

After one semester partnering up with GreenLight Solutions, Utopia Smart City has a vision to construct their sustainable society further and partnered up with GreenLight Solutions for another semester. During this semester, Solutioneers [...]

GreenLight Project Partner Publishes a Sustainability Website

2021-07-20T16:37:56-07:00May 21st, 2021|Project Blog|

_________________________________________________________________________________   Dynamic.RE became a GreenLight Solutions Project Partner in the spring of 2021 in hopes of bringing sustainable practices into their business for the first time. Dynamic RE is a successful real [...]

Educating High School Students About the Circular Economy

2021-06-29T15:37:34-07:00May 20th, 2021|Project Blog|

Educating High School Students About the Circular Economy   With an increasing amount of waste being produced and put into landfills, it is necessary to live more sustainably in our everyday lives and [...]

Empowering Solar in Arizona through Social Outreach

2021-06-29T15:36:59-07:00May 18th, 2021|Project Blog|

Empowering Solar in Arizona through Social Outreach   FOR Energy is a solar panel installation company that prioritizes sustainability and  helping Arizona residents maximize the energy efficiency of their homes. After our initial [...]

Solutioneers Getting Hired for Sustainability Internships

2021-06-21T10:27:38-07:00March 18th, 2021|Project Blog|

GreenLight Solutions Foundation is a 501(c)(3) educational nonprofit that partners college students and professionals with local business leaders to collaborate on sustainability projects. GreenLight's mission is to educate and empower students and business [...]

Improving Energy Efficiency for Utopia Smart City

2021-03-06T13:02:08-07:00January 20th, 2021|Project Blog|

Urban communities are facing many challenges when it comes to integrating sustainability with day to day living. Large cities mean more urban sprawl--which means more cars, longer travel times, and therefore higher emissions. [...]

Tackling Extreme Heat and Increasing Shade: One Light Rail Station at a Time

2021-01-28T19:47:25-07:00January 20th, 2021|Project Blog|

Climate change poses significant challenges to the Phoenix Valley. Among these challenges are increased flooding, prolonged drought, groundwater depletion, loss of agriculture revenues, and temperature rise; yet extreme heat poses the greatest threat [...]

Green Building Materials for Utopia Smart City

2021-03-06T13:02:47-07:00January 20th, 2021|Project Blog|

As the global population increases, there’s been an up-and-coming challenge about the methods to create housing developments without severe economic, social, and environmental consequences. As a pioneer in the field of sustainable societies, [...]

Solutioneer Interview With the New Executive Director of GreenLight Solutions

2021-06-21T10:28:17-07:00December 16th, 2020|Foundation Blog|

Interviewer: Samantha Esparza A., Solutioneer. Ashley Weisman was promoted to Executive Director (ED) at GreenLight Solutions Foundation in Fall 2020 after four years with the organization. She started as a student Solutioneer in [...]

Less Stress, More Meditation – How Doing Less Can Inspire More in Business and Life

2021-01-28T19:43:41-07:00December 15th, 2020|Foundation Blog|

Written by Caroline Ehret 2020 has been quite a year - a year of reckoning, a year of novelty, and a year of unrelenting change. But above all, it has been a year [...]

GreenLight featured in Sustainable Career Pathways

2021-01-28T19:43:24-07:00November 24th, 2020|Media|

GreenLight Solutions was highlighted in a recent Sustainable Career Pathways article as a great career-starting sustainability opportunity for college students. "GreenLight Solutions is a nonprofit that trains student teams and connects them with businesses [...]

Presenting the GreenLight Project Portfolio: A Reflection

2020-11-30T16:22:08-07:00November 22nd, 2020|Foundation Blog|

  Written by Ryan Mores, CoFounder & Operations Director of GreenLight Solutions Foundation   TL;DR: GLSF now has a full portfolio of every Student-Led Project we’ve completed since 2013 Each project contains a [...]

Solutioneer Interview With the Co-Founder & Brainchild of GreenLight Solutions

2021-06-21T10:29:12-07:00October 18th, 2020|Foundation Blog|

Thank you for joining me as we learn all about GreenLight Solutions. What you’re reading is a transcribed conversation between Kevin Keleher, the founder of GreenLight, and myself, a first-year GreenLight Solutioneer, about [...]

GreenLight’s Next Evolution: Welcoming Ashley Weisman as Our New Executive Director

2020-10-13T22:23:07-07:00September 21st, 2020|Foundation Blog|

  Evolution is nature's way; all things must evolve or die out, and such is the way of life. This is both a challenge and an opportunity, for in some ways we are [...]

Seeing Waste as Resources: The Circular Economy at Arcosanti

2020-10-13T22:27:00-07:00August 18th, 2020|Project Blog|

Arcosanti was founded by Paulo Soleri to “Reduce urban sprawl while promoting density.” As an urban laboratory for sustainable city planning, its infrastructure is rooted in arcology, where architecture and ecology live [...]

Alumni Interview: Justin Ahn – Get Your Hands and Feet Dirty

2020-10-13T22:26:47-07:00July 25th, 2020|Alumni Blog|

GreenLight Solutions Foundation intern Jennifer (Heejoo) Min interviewed recent alumni Justin Ahn to learn about his journey from college to the professional world.   Hi Justin! Tell us about your project and your [...]

Alumni Interview: Christian Volp – People Matter So Much

2020-10-13T22:26:41-07:00June 28th, 2020|Alumni Blog|

GreenLight Solutions Foundation intern Jennifer (Heejoo) Min interviewed recent alumni Christian Volp to learn about his journey from college to the professional world.    How did you get involved with GreenLight? I was studying abroad [...]

Green Living Magazine highlights GreenLight’s work with local businesses

2020-11-24T18:19:36-07:00June 22nd, 2020|Media|

Thank you to Green Living Magazine and Kait Spielmaker for shining a spotlight on GreenLight! "With the new projects on the horizon, Co-Founder & Operations Director Ryan Mores states, 'Our team is excited [...]

Applying a Decision Making Framework to Appliances

2020-10-13T22:25:36-07:00May 22nd, 2020|Project Blog|

Our project will enable Stardust Building Supplies to enhance its economic pillar of sustainability by saving money recycling old appliances. As a nonprofit that collects and repurposes technology, Stardust receives many different used [...]

AZ Green Chamber of Commerce Sip & Connect features GreenLight Solutions

2020-11-24T18:42:01-07:00May 20th, 2020|Media|

GreenLight was featured on an Arizona Green Chamber of Commerce Sip & Connect. Program Development Director Ashley Weisman talks about Climate Change and COVID-19 parallels, the Business Case for Sustainability, and how GreenLight [...]

Promoting Solar Energy in the Valley of the Sun

2020-10-13T22:27:40-07:00May 12th, 2020|Project Blog|

Our team worked with Solar United Neighbors this semester. They are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization focusing on increasing public awareness regarding solar energy. Their three main goals are establishing solar co-ops, increasing civic [...]

Alumni Interview: Chris Bodnar – Learning Leadership to Help People

2020-10-13T22:28:04-07:00April 10th, 2020|Alumni Blog|

GreenLight Solutions Foundation intern Eddie Portillo interviewed recent alumni Christopher Bodnar to learn about his journey from college to the professional world.   What degrees did you receive from ASU and when did [...]

Alumni Interview: Miguel Ortega – Making a Tangible Impact

2020-10-13T22:28:36-07:00March 20th, 2020|Alumni Blog|

GreenLight Solutions Foundation intern Eddie Portillo interviewed recent alumni Miguel Ortega, to learn about his journey from college to the professional world.   What was your major/minor and graduation year? I graduated in [...]

Project Partner Interview: Chelsea Pickett of Stardust Building Supplies

2020-10-13T22:28:46-07:00March 10th, 2020|Foundation Blog|

Project Partner Combats Building Material Waste GreenLight Solutions Foundation intern Eddie Portillo interviewed Project Partner Chelsea Pickett, Business Development Manager at Stardust Building Supplies. What made you choose GreenLight as a partner [...]

Alumni Reflection: Sage Hanson – Building More Than Tiny Homes

2020-10-13T22:29:22-07:00August 20th, 2019|Alumni Blog|

College is an exciting time filled with seemingly limitless possibility. It’s a chance to take challenging courses, join clubs, volunteer, work in a lab, or even start a business. In the face of [...]

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