Sarasota County Sustainability staff and Sarasota Housing Authority (SHA) kicked off the summer by completing energy- and water-efficiency improvements for the last three floors at SHA’s Annex building in downtown Sarasota. Our team ... READ MORE
This March, Sarasota County Sustainability staff and Energy Coach Volunteers partnered with the Sarasota Housing Authority (SHA) to install energy and water efficiency devices in low-income housing authority units. During the sweeps, Energy ... READ MORE
Toilet Leaks Waste Water Fast
Did you know that the average leaky toilet can waste up to 200 gallons per day? That is the equivalent of five whole bathtubs. If you were to leave that leaky toilet alone for six months, that would be enough water ... READ MORE
by Alia Garrett, Siri Khalsa, Jackie Lebouitz, and Maria Rometo
Now more than ever, every penny counts. Read our tips below to see some easy ways to save money and resources at home.
Turn off your lights, fans, and electronics ... READ MORE
Sandwiched between National Pie Day (Jan. 23) and National Irish Coffee Day (Jan. 25), we celebrate peanut butter and all its deliciousness, with National Peanut Butter Day on Jan. 24.
Peanut butter is more than just good to eat. It's also ... READ MORE
Sarasota County Sustainability wishes you a happy, sustainable new year. We hope you had a wonderful holiday season with family and friends. We've navigated through a lot of unknowns the past two years, with more on the horizon. As we've learned ... READ MORE
In this second installment of the “In the Neighborhood” series, we’re focusing on a significant sustainability commitment, but one that is sometimes hidden in our neighbors’ garages: electric vehicles (EVs). In my own neighborhood, I’ve ... READ MORE
In our last post in the "Grocery Shopping for Your Health" series, we looked at food safety, starting at the store. Today, in our final (planned) post in the series, we discuss shopping "green."
For our purposes, shopping "green" carries dual ... READ MORE
In our last post in the "Grocery Shopping for Your Health" series, we focused on fish and seafood. Today, we're talking about food safety, starting at the store.
Grocery stores are diligent with following food safety protocol. We expect this ... READ MORE
In our last post in the "Grocery Shopping for Your Health" series, we zeroed in on meats and deli products. This time, we're off to the fish case/counter.
Fish is a good source of protein. and most seafood is low in fat. Even fish with a higher ... READ MORE