Community

Volunteers, eBoats and a More Sustainable Tampa Bay

An engaged community is a sustainable community. The Sustany® Foundation is dedicated to engaging volunteers in projects and programs that improve our local quality of life in Tampa Bay. On April 12 and 13, Sustany® partnered with Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful to organize two volunteer events to cleanup our local parks and waterways as part …

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Florida Hospital Awarded City of Tampa Green Business Designation

The Sustany® Foundation (Sustany®) and the City of Tampa awarded Florida Hospital Carrollwood with the Green Business Designation at a ceremony in the hospital’s garden on March 19, 2014. As the first hospital in Hillsborough County to be recognized for sustainable practices, Florida Hospital Carrollwood launched a green initiative in 2011 and has since saved …

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Join us on April 12 for EcoFest, Tampa’s Earth Day Event

Join the Sustany® Foundation at EcoFest on April 12th! Sustany® will feature Rex Stanford with his Hope Growers Project which recently received a Sustany® mini grant. Rex will demonstrate how to turn your old recycle bin into a grow bin. EcoFest 2014 is a community event organized by Learning Gate Community School, the City of …

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Sustany® at HCC Beyond Sustainability Conference

The Sustany® Foundation supported the Hillsborough Community College Beyond Sustainability Conference- Emerging Models of Financing, Investing, and Savings with a mini grant this Feb. 28–March 1, 2014. Conference topics included time banking, green revolving funds and sustainable endowments. The conference had six panels, keynote addresses, and networking opportunities. Keynote speakers were: Edgar Cahn, Distinguished Emeritus …

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Sustainable Spring Break Tips as seen on Fox13

Spring break is here! As you plan your vacation activities, remember to think of your impact on the environmental, local businesses, and the community. Watch Sustany®’s sustainable spring break tips as presented on Fox13’s Earth Watch on March 9, 2014 and read more below. 1. Transportation Consider renting a hybrid vehicle for your road trip. When …

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Go Green in 2014! Eco-Friendly Resolutions as Seen on Fox13

On Sunday, January 5th, Jenna Civitello shared eco-friendly resolutions with Lindsay Milbourne of Fox13 on Good Day Tampa Bay. Learn more about her tips and go green in 2014! View Fox13 video. Recycle. It’s easier than ever now. The City of Tampa has larger recycling containers that can be rolled to the curb. Also recycling …

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Sustany® is Hiring Student Sustainability Interns! Apply by Dec. 30

The Sustany® Foundation is pleased to announce an internship opportunity focused on corporate sustainability for the spring 2014 semester. Ten students will serve as Sustainability Specialists for the Sustany® Sustainable Business Program.  Selected students will work with a business to do a sustainability audit and identify and implement best practices. As Sustainability Specialists, students are expected …

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Sustany® participates in “every picture counts” for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna and YOU can too!

Sustany® Foundation President David Reed and Sustainable Buzz Co-Chair Sarah Marshall pose for The Pew Charitable Trusts Every Picture Counts campaign. The goal of the campaign is to bring awareness to the waste of Atlantic bluefin tuna. Atlantic bluefin tuna are incredible fish. They grow to 10 feet long, weigh up to 1,500 pounds, and …

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