Nature’s Academy – Real Fun in Learning Science

by Alison Lueders, Great Green Editing Last week I learned that lightning really can strike twice! Dana Pounds, Executive Director of Nature’s Academy, has not only won a $50,000 grant from the Lightning Foundation. But Manatee County has officially proclaimed that April 20, 2013 is Dana Pounds Day, in recognition of her contributions to the …

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Bayshore Solutions – Better Business through Sustainability

by Alison Lueders, Great Green Editing Here’s the eighth post in our series about local companies that have achieved the City of Tampa’s Green Business Designation. This week we highlight Bayshore Solutions, a premiere web marketing and website development firm. Bayshore Solutions has been in business since 1996 and received their designation in 2012. Sustainable …

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Sustany® Awarded $20,000

Thanks go to Dana Pounds of Nature’s Academy and the Tampa Bay Lightning Community Foundation for awarding the Sustany® Foundation with at $20,000 check.  Dana and the Nature’s Academy were one of the first recipients of assistance from the Sustany® Foundation and have been growing and successful ever since. Here is a photo of Dana …

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Birkitt Environmental Services – Balancing People and Nature

by Alison Lueders, Great Green Editing Here’s the seventh post in our series on local companies that have received the City of Tampa’s Green Business Designation. This week we highlight Birkitt Environmental Services, Inc., which provides environmental consulting services, project management, and permitting and certification assistance for projects throughout Florida. Birkitt has been in business …

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EcoAsset Solutions – Getting Sustainability Done

by Alison Lueders, Great Green Editing This is the sixth in our series about local companies that have achieved the City of Tampa’s Green Business Designation. This week we highlight EcoAsset Solutions, a sustainability firm whose mission is to prove the value of sustainability for clients. They focus on two of the most challenging aspects …

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Florida Business Interiors: Green, Inside and Out

by Alison Lueders, Great Green Editing This is the fifth in our series about local companies that have achieved the City of Tampa’s Green Business Designation. This week we highlight Florida Business Interiors (FBI), a full service interior design and office furniture dealership located in Centro Ybor.  The company has been in business since 2006, and achieved …

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