Sustainability Leaders

Become a Sustainability Leader

Join fellow sustainability enthusiasts and become an advocate for sustainable behavior change in your community as a Flagstaff Sustainability Leader.

Sustainability Leaders are trained on local climate and consumption issues through an extensive eight week course that features industry experts and experiential learning on local sustainability initiatives.

Once the training is complete, participants commit to volunteer activities include staffing booths at events, or help with community projects like Fix-it Clinics, event recycling, and green teams at work.

You can find more information on the program and how to get involved on our Sustainability Leaders website.


Learn from the Experts

Join local sustainability enthusiasts in an extensive eight-week course that features lessons from industry experts and tours of local sustainability initiatives and facilities. You'll learn about:

  • Backyard composting
  • Residential, event, and  public space recycling
  • Water and energy usage
  • Local food systems
  • Climate justice and equity
  • Transportation
  • Sustainable behavior change theory
  • And more!

Classes are taught by professionals from the public and private sector who are working on innovative solutions to environmental challenges.

Course graduates agree to volunteer 30 hours putting their skills to work to help others reduce their individual climate impact.

Course Schedule

The details for the upcoming course are still being determined, but will take place during February and March of 2022.


The course costs $50 and includes all course materials. The course fee is rated on a sliding scale based on individual ability to pay.


The course is offered each year during February and March. Notices for locations, dates and the application process will be announced before each course. When opened, registration will take place through the Sustainability Leader website.

To receive notification of future courses, please email us at

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