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LEED for Cities Certification: A Roadmap for Success

Alia GarrettSeptember 27th, 2023Sarasota 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 to increase sustainability and resilience across the county. Unlike certification for individual buildings, this designation evaluated sustainability and resilience efforts […]

Pedal Your Way to Environmental and Personal Wellness

Alia GarrettMay 17th, 2023May is National Bike Month, a celebration of the bicycle and its extensive impact on wellness, transportation, and sustainability. In 2023, Bike to Work Week is May 15-21, with Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 19. Whether for health, environmental, social, or economic reasons, bicycling can be a great way to get around town. […]

Celebrating 20 Years of Sustainability

Alia GarrettNovember 21st, 2022Sarasota 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 future. Making us the first county sustainability office in Florida and one of the first in the nation at […]

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