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2018 Sustainable Buzz is Tampa’s First Public Zero-Waste Certified Event

Sustainable Buzz Receives Zero-Waste Certification WE DID IT! We are so proud and excited to announce that the 11th Annual Sustainable Buzz event, held on November 15th at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts Riverwalk, is officially the first public event in Tampa to achieve the Zero-waste certification. When our new executive director took

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A Thriving Tampa Bay Region Depends on the Health of Our Bay

A recent history of our bay and how we can sustain its health amid population growth Listen to the podcast version of this article in your browser or download the mp3. Click here! For many of us who live in the Tampa Bay region, the bay itself plays an important role in our overall quality

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Gulfport Food Forest Restored with Sustany® Mini-Grant

“Planting fruit trees on public lands is like planting a renewable source of joy and wonder for all,” is how Crea Egan sees her sustainable project, the Gulfport Food Forest (GFF). Egan is a landscape architect who has been interested in public art installations mixed with landscape since college. Planting fruit trees on public land

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Two Innovative Renewable-Energy Financing Programs to Start in St. Petersburg

On August 3, 2017, the St. Petersburg City Council voted to approve funding for two innovative new programs – a Solar Co-Op program organized by FLSUN and the League of Women Voters, and the Solar and Energy Loan Fund (SELF) – that should help to make renewable energy and energy efficiency projects more affordable for