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
On Jan. 19, 2006, Dave’s Auto Repair became the first Sarasota County Green Business Partner. Join us in this blog series over the next several months as we highlight our partners by looking back over the past 15 years of this fantastic partnership!
Over ... READ MORE
March 2021 Training
Since 2018, Sarasota County Sustainability has offered an intensive “Energy Coach” volunteer training to teach participants energy and water-saving techniques to aid low-income residents through educational programs ... READ MORE
Why should we build green? Well, green buildings not only have a lower impact on the environment and your wallet, but they also keep occupants healthier and happier. Sarasota County sees building green as one of the many important pieces toward ... READ MORE
Are you interested in learning how to save energy and water while helping low-income families in Sarasota County? Our goal is to make Sarasota a more equitable and sustainable place, but we need your help!
Become a Sarasota County Energy ... READ MORE
2020 brought us the challenge of finding new ways to come together and bring sustainability to our community. We took some time to reflect on the past year and highlight positive outcomes and successes, despite a year full of challenge and adversity. ... READ MORE
What are electric bikes?
Electric bikes (e-bikes) are 100% electric, battery powered bicycles. With the push of a button/lever, they can drive the biker or can assist the biker while pedaling. Most e-bikes can go between 15-28 miles per ... READ MORE
What is Environmental Injustice?
Environmental injustice happens when vulnerable and minority populations bear a disproportionate burden of environmental damages.
How does this happen?
Those with middle and upper socioeconomic status have ... READ MORE
Interested in learning how you can save energy, water, and money at home? Our Do-It-Yourself Audit Kit can help.
Do-It-Yourself Energy and Water Audit Kit
The Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Energy and Water Audit Kit is available for checkout through ... READ MORE
Curious about where we get our potable water, or how to save resources (and money)? Join us June 17 for our latest "Ask an Agent Anything" webinar.
Our "Ask an Agent Anything: Energy and Water Efficiency" webinar brings together a team of ... READ MORE