Category: Conservation

New Green Business Partner: Go Eco Exterior Home Services

Go Eco Exterior Home Services company logo

Please join us in welcoming our newest Sarasota County Green Business partner, Go Eco Exterior Home Services.  Go Eco Exterior Home Services is a full-service pressure washing business providing roof and driveway, pool cage, lanai cleaning, as well… Read More

Local congregations go green

Local faith organizations are doing their part in helping the earth by becoming more sustainable. They are practicing conservation by becoming more energy- and water-efficient and reducing waste. By participating in our Green Business Partnership program and educating… Read More

We all contribute to nitrogen pollution

dead fish on beach due to red tide

NOTE: This is the first post in a series devoted to what you can do to reduce the duration of the next harmful algal bloom. As we endure a terrible red tide outbreak on our coast, coupled with blue-green algae… Read More

Composting at the NCAA women’s national championships

UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County delivered composting services for the recent NCAA Women’s Rowing Championships held at Nathan Benderson Park, despite waves of rainstorms thrown at the area by an approaching tropical storm. The May 23-27 event drew hundreds… Read More

New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Installed with County Rebates

Three local organizations have taken advantage of a county incentive program to install electric vehicle charging stations at reduced costs while providing enhanced services to their visitors.  Thanks to Sarasota County’s ChargeUp!  program, five new charging stations with… Read More