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Volunteer for the 2015 Hillsborough River & Coastal Clean-Up

The Sustany® Foundation, in partnership with the Davis Islands Civic Association, is proud to participate in Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful’s 28th Annual Hillsborough River & Coastal Clean-Up.

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A Mini-Grant Thank You Note

This letter was received from a thank you letter we received this week from Glory Moore for the mini-grant Sustany® awarded the Swallow Tailed Kite Telemetry project.  A mini-grant $50o was awarded to the Avian Research and Conservation Institute for a locally nesting bird to be fitted with a solar powered GPS.

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Beat the Heat Sustainably!

by Alison Lueders, Great Green Content No one needs to tell you that it’s hot – really hot. As I write this, here in toasty Tampa, Florida, the Weather Underground tells me that it’s 88 degrees, with a “feel like” temperature of 98. Phew! Temperatures are rising everywhere Tampa’s temperatures are actually better than most

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Let’s Talk Recycling

Our board member Brian sent in this link with recycling news. “I heard this on Diane Rehm Show, NPR on Tuesday July 6th.  Thought it worth sharing with you.”  Click here.

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Merger of Non-Profits Encourages Sustainability for Tampa Bay

June 6, 2015   Merger of Non-Profits Encourages Sustainability for Tampa Bay TAMPA, FL – The Sustany® Foundation, a leading facilitator of sustainability in Tampa Bay has announced that they have completed the merger with Sustainable Business Coalition of Tampa Bay (SBC) a non-profit working to raise the profile of sustainability in the business community. “We

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Science with a Side of Fun – The Mosaic Coastal Education Center

by Alison Lueders, Great Green Content The Mosaic Company is well-known for its phosphate and potash businesses. These 2 substances, which are used in fertilizers, “help the world grow the food it needs” – an important mission in a world of 7 billion people. Many people also know that the Mosaic Company is a past

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2015 Winners Announced!

June 3, 2015 7th Annual Sustainable Business Awards June 10, 2015   TAMPA, FL — The Sustainable Business Coalition of Tampa Bay, Inc. and the University of Tampa Center for Ethics are proud to present the annual Sustainable Business Awards on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at the University of Tampa’s Vaughn Center. Now in their 7th

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Students and the Straz – Creating a Sustainable Theater Space

In 2015, the Sustany® Sustainable Business Program (SSBP) dove in to help the David A. Straz Center for the Performing Arts  assess practices in several areas including lighting, energy, waste and data – its “sustainability profile,” if you will. “The Straz” is a premier performance space that has graced Tampa Bay since 1987. While the building is

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2015 Sustainable Business Awards

The 2015 Sustainable Business Awards were a great success! Congratulations to the 2015 Sustainable Business Award Winners! 2015 Award Winners Large Business Category: Accuform Manufacturing, Inc. JJ Taylor Distributing Florida, Inc. Sykes Enterprises, Inc. Small Business Category: Abby’s Health & Nutrition Java Planet Organic Coffee Roasters, Inc. NaturZone Pest Control Pasco Iron & Metal Seminole Heights

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“First We Eat” Food Truck At Earth Day Celebration

by Santosh Mathew Earth week and Earth Day are always interesting challenges.  While most people say they want to help save the environment, many find that making the necessary changes is hard.  So how do you take advantage of the attention around Earth Day? What will draw another person into the path of sustainability? Passion.

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