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Sarasota is LEED Gold Certified

LEED for Cities Certification: A Roadmap for Success

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September 27, 2023

Sarasota County is proud to announce that it has achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) “Gold” certification and national accreditation from the U.S. Green Building Council, an honor recognizing an array of efforts ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources
Tags: Efficiency, Energy, LEED, Nature, Pgm_Sustain, Regional, Resources, Sustainability, Transportation, USGBC, Waste, Water
Eco Summit + Expo: Quality of Life in the Balance: Recharging Our Environment and Reducing Our Footprint

EcoSummit & Green Living Expo: Recharging our Environment and Reducing Our Footprint

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July 28, 2023

Sarasota County Sustainability is teaming with the Science and Environment Council of Southwest Florida to bring you an expanded version of our highly popular Sustainable Communities Workshop. The two-day "EcoSummit" and two-day “Green Living ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation
Tags: Conference, Energy, Event, Food, Green Living, Nature, Pgm_Sustain, Sustainability, Trade Show, Waste, Water
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Energy Upgrade Installations: Helping Diamond Oaks to shine

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June 20, 2023

As the summer heat returns, residents of another Sarasota Housing Authority property will receive some relief from high utility bills, thanks to a team of dedicated specialists and volunteers. Sarasota County Sustainability staff and a team ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Money Matters
Tags: Conservation, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Upgrade, Feature, Featured, Pgm_Sustain, Saving, Sustain, Sustainability, Utility, Water, WaysToSave
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Please Welcome Our New Green Business Partner: The Gulf Coast Community Foundation (Venice Headquarters & Sarasota Philanthropy Center)

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January 27, 2023

We're proud to announce our latest Green Business partner: Gulf Coast Community Foundation - Venice Headquarters and Gulf Coast Community Foundation - Sarasota Philanthropy Center. About Gulf Coast Community Foundation Headquartered in Venice, ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Water
Tags: Conservation, Conserve, Energy, GBP, Green Business Partnership, Pgm_Waste, Sustain, Sustainability, Water
Celebrating 20 years of Sustainability

Celebrating 20 Years of Sustainability

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November 21, 2022

Sarasota County has a long history of commitments to sustainability for both its own operations and the community. Twenty years ago, Sarasota County formed the Sustainability Program to implement changes and improvements for a more sustainable ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources
Tags: Celebration, Energy, Future, Local Government, Milestone, Outreach, Pgm_Sustain, Resilience, Sea Level Rise, Sustainability, Transportation

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