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Four Fantastic Events to Celebrate Earth Day!

by Alison Lueders, Great Green Content Ah, April! For the folks at Sustany® it’s a favorite month because “Earth Day” – on April 22 – really lasts all month.  It’s hard to believe it’s the 45th anniversary of this global celebration of our home planet. And Tampa Bay has plenty going on to mark the

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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 announced today that the annual Sustainable Business Awards will be held on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at the University of Tampa’s Vaughn Center.  Now in their 7th year, the Sustainable Business Awards, sponsored by the Sustany® Foundation,

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10 Tips for Enjoying a Sustainable Spring

by Alison Lueders, Great Green Content Spring has arrived, and with it the chance to enjoy the outdoors, shake off those winter blahs, and get moving! While Tampa Bay has not endured the less-than-wonderful winter weather of our northern neighbors, we’re ready for warmer temperatures and longer days. Happily, it’s easy to bake sustainable actions

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Tiny Bubbles Could Save the Planet

Dave shares this from Bloomburg. There are two ways to cut down on our greenhouse-gas emissions: Reduce the amount we make or limit how much of what we make actually gets into the atmosphere.  It’s the second solution that researchers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory want to tackle with cute caviar-sized bubbles that can

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The Sustany® Foundation Announces New Executive Director

TAMPA, FL – The Sustany® Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of the Tampa Bay community by promoting sustainability, has announced the selection of Jennifer Silva as its new executive director. Silva will take on leadership of the Sustany® Foundation as the organization looks to grow and increase its impact

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Students Serve as Sustainability Consultants for Straz Center

Feb 11, 2015, From Patel College of Global Sustainability: On January 28th, 2015, students from the USF Patel College of Global Sustainability and USF School of Geosciences started the first leg of a 12-week internship to assess sustainability practices at the Straz Center as part of the Sustany® Sustainable Business Program (SSBP). The SSBP, established by

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Climate Change’s Bottom Line

Burt Helm in the New York Times writes: It was 8 degrees in Minneapolis on a recent January day, and out on Interstate 394, snow whipped against the windshields of drivers on their morning commutes. But inside the offices of Cargill, the food conglomerate, Greg Page, the company’s executive chairman, felt compelled to talk about

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Green Business Certifications – What’s Out There?

by Alison Lueders, Great Green Content Get going on your green business resolutions As the new year starts, many businesses are already working to become more sustainable. Whether implementing programs around energy efficiency, waste reduction, water conservation, and more, there are endless ways to create products and services with a lighter carbon footprint. Many businesses

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Sustainable Buzz Photos in Tampa Bay Times

Photographer Amy Scherzer’s Diary: A weekly wrap-up of the Tampa social scene had this to say about the Buzz: Grow and thrive, but protect and sustain. That’s the Sustany® Foundation’s message, served to nearly 1,000 like-minded folks at its seventh annual Sustainable Buzz. Locally sourced, organic, fresh and natural were the buzzwords as 40-plus restaurants,

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The Art of Ecology Series

The Straz Center will present its 2015 Eco Performance Series with help from a Sustany® mini-grant. The mini-grant will support performances by three different National Geographic explorer-speakers and a school field trip series performance of “Steve Trash: Rockin’ Eco Hero”.  Steve Trash will give educational performances featuring lessons in ecology. The goals of the Eco

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