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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 For many of us who live in the Tampa Bay region, the bay itself plays an important role in our overall quality of life. Economically the bay is the lifeblood of the region, supporting about one-third of annual GDP

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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

2017 Sustainable Business Awards a Success

Congratulations to the 2017 Sustainable Business Award Winners! The Sustany Foundation and the University of Tampa Center for Ethics held the annual Sustainable Business Awards Wednesday, June 7, at the University of Tampa’s Vaughn Center. Now in their 9th year, the Sustainable Business Awards recognize and honor for-profit businesses in the Tampa Bay Area that engage