Green Business

Gulfport Food Forest

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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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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7 Winners at the Sustainable Business Awards in Tampa

by Alison Lueders, Great Green Content The Sustainable Business Coalition of Tampa Bay and the University of Tampa celebrated 7 winners of the 2014 Sustainable Business Awards luncheon last month. The award recognizes each business for “outstanding sustainable business practices and their commitments to people, planet and profit.” Each of these businesses makes Tampa Bay a healthier, …

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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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Ten Downtown Businesses Receive Designation on Earth Day

The Sustany® Foundation and Tampa Downtown Partnership Recognize Sustainable Businesses. Local businesses are saving some green as they go green.  As ten downtown Tampa businesses implement sustainability plans, they have discovered sustainability goes hand in hand with business profitability. Under Sustany®’s guidance, University of Tampa and University of South Florida student sustainability specialists worked with …

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Earth Day Sustainable Restaurant Tour

The Sustany® Foundation and the Tampa Downtown Partnership invite you to celebrate sustainable downtown businesses on Earth Day. On April 22, 2014 starting at 5:30pm, join our guided walking tour of four restaurants committed to sustainability. Ticket price includes small plates at all restaurants, guided-walking route, and chance for door prizes donated from Sustany® Sustainable …

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