Tampa Bay Universities Offer Sustainability Degrees

By Jacqueline Calla, Amherst College class of 2017 There are a surprising number of excellent sustainability education programs provided by Tampa Bay universities, of which few people are aware. These programs not only focus on sustainability locally, but also worldwide.  Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines the term “sustainability” as “a method of harvesting or using a resource …

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Demystifying “Cradle to Cradle”

by Alison Lueders, Great Green Content Being “green” or “sustainable” is not exactly top-of-mind for many people. Part of the reason is that the jargon can get in the way of understanding what are often pretty straightforward ideas.

A Mini-Grant Thank You Note

This letter was received from a thank you letter we received this week from Glory Moore for the mini-grant Sustany® awarded the Swallow Tailed Kite Telemetry project.  A mini-grant $50o was awarded to the Avian Research and Conservation Institute for a locally nesting bird to be fitted with a solar powered GPS.

Let’s Talk Recycling

Our board member Brian sent in this link with recycling news. “I heard this on Diane Rehm Show, NPR on Tuesday July 6th.  Thought it worth sharing with you.”  Click here.

Merger of Non-Profits Encourages Sustainability for Tampa Bay

June 6, 2015   Merger of Non-Profits Encourages Sustainability for Tampa Bay TAMPA, FL – The Sustany® Foundation, a leading facilitator of sustainability in Tampa Bay has announced that they have completed the merger with Sustainable Business Coalition of Tampa Bay (SBC) a non-profit working to raise the profile of sustainability in the business community. “We …

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2015 Winners Announced!

June 3, 2015 7th Annual Sustainable Business Awards June 10, 2015   TAMPA, FL — The Sustainable Business Coalition of Tampa Bay, Inc. and the University of Tampa Center for Ethics are proud to present the annual Sustainable Business Awards on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at the University of Tampa’s Vaughn Center. Now in their 7th …

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Students and the Straz – Creating a Sustainable Theater Space

In 2015, the Sustany® Sustainable Business Program (SSBP) dove in to help the David A. Straz Center for the Performing Arts  assess practices in several areas including lighting, energy, waste and data – its “sustainability profile,” if you will. “The Straz” is a premier performance space that has graced Tampa Bay since 1987. While the building is …

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