Listen, learn and ask questions about Extended Producer Responsibility and the federal bill (BFPPA) seeking approval in the 116th congress. Product Stewardship Institute's Sydney Harris & Brendan Adamczyk will be our presenters and were integral to writing the EPR portion of the BFPPA.
Sustainable Communities Workshop
Oct 29, 2020, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
The 15th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop – "Transforming to New Ways Forward" – will virtually bring together the community to discuss a variety of up-to-date sustainability topics presented by our expert speakers. Register early through ufsarasotaext.eventbrite.com
The Story of Plastic Screening (on Your schedule) and Panel Discussion on 7/28
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Ce, 525 Kumquat Ct, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
Join us at Fogartyville for Activist Tuesday for an informational evening regarding the recycling (or lack of) in the Sarasota County School system and what the students are doing about it. Hear about Coral Gables and their fight to ban single-use plastic in their community.
The event will feature food trucks, live music, interactive activities for both children and adults, educational demonstrations and informational displays. Last year’s student recycled art contest was a big success, so we will be continuing the tradition and hosting the second annual student recycle
Lady LIberty Cleanup - Sponsored by Keep Sarasota Beautiful
Ken Thompson PW @ City Island Park, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
Join us for the 5th Annual Sarasota County Seagrass Survey at the Sarastota Sailing Squadron (1717 Ken Thomphson Parkw). The Seagrass Survey is June 15, 2019. Following the Seagrass Survey, stay for a Seagrass Festival! This FREE, family-friendly festival will feature educational exhibits, hands-on
Sarasota Sailing Squadron, 1717 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
The Seagrass Survey is a free citizen science event to increase awareness about the importance of seagrass habitat. Survey volunteers head out into Sarasota Bay to count and identify seagrass species for the County's Seagrass Monitoring Program. Afterwards, they can enjoy music and lunch and explore
Five Points Park, N Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
EARTH DAY CELEBRATION - Join the City of Sarasota, Sarasota County Government and UF/IFAS Extension of Sarasota County to learn about energy efficiency, stormwater pollution, composting, native plants, electric vehicles, Arbor Day and more!
New College of Florida, 5800 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243, USA
Student Affairs at New College is planing an Earth Day festival from 11 am - 2 pm. A major component of this event is having community coordinators present to show local activism in Sarasota while educating students on environmentalism. There will be food, music, games, and giveaways.
Selby Library, 1331 1st St, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
Come learn about the new local movements regarding single-use plastic in Sarasota, Venice and Northport as well as in Tallahassee. Learn about helping restaurants be BADFive Free and jumping on to our state-wide coalition letter to the Governor.
Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida, Inc., 4740 Cattlemen Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233, USA
Hosted by UF IFAS Extension Sarasota County
The 13th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop, "Unique Perspectives for Community Solutions," will bring the community together to discuss sustainability priorities.