Sustainable Business Awards 2019 nominees announced

Sustainable Business Awards Nominees Announced

The Sustany® Foundation announced the nominees eligible for the final round of competition for the 2019 Sustainable Business Awards. Winners will be announced at a formal Green Carpet Gala award ceremony in late May at the Tampa Theatre. The announcement was made April 3rd at the University of South Florida Muma College of Business (USF)

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Sustany Awards $600 Grant to Apollo Beach Community Gardens

Photo description:  Paula Olesen, President of the Apollo Beach Garden Club and Kitty Wallace, Sustany Board Member and President of the Tampa Bay Coalition of Community Gardens standing on the future site of the Apollo Beach Community Garden. On November 20, 2018, the Sustany Foundation presented a $600 check to the Apollo Beach Community Garden.

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Mini-Grant For Gasparilla Waste Management

Sustany provided a $500 mini-grant to the Gasparilla Music Festival Foundation to build re-usable and educational waste collection stations with the goal of diverting as much waste as possible. These will be broken down, stored and reused each year. Donor and sponsor dollars have a direct and tangible impact on the environment and the community. 

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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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Map of Tampa Bay region with advisory

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

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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Solar panels photo

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

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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

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Sustany Tampa Community Garden Tour

Community gardens are sprouting up across the Tampa Bay region, in deed-restricted suburban communities where individual home gardens are discouraged, in urban “food deserts” that lack fresh, affordable produce markets, and in a variety of places in between. Supporters note the many benefits the gardens provide, including greater access to healthy locally-grown food, opportunities for

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Still Accepting Applications for The Sustainable Business Awards!

There is still time to submit your business for the 9th annual sustainable business awards.   Check out the awards and complete a registration online.

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