The Going Green Tampa Bay EXPO 2009 is designed to focus on sustainability issues and opportunities that face the Tampa Bay area, showing the nation and the world that our region a viable place to grow a sustainable business or industry. The 2009 EXPO will showcase sustainable products and services as well as information about creating a more sustainable Tampa Bay area. The EXPO will also feature ways we all can do our part to live more sustainably and reduce our impact on our environment.
Read the Greenhouse Gas Inventory USF report from the Greenhouse Gas Subcommittee of the USF Sustainability Steering Committee.
Lyndsey Scofield, a senior environmental science and policy major at the University of South Florida and president of the Student Environmental Association, encourages today’s youth to be tomorrow’s green leaders in her commentary in the April 9 edition of the Tampa Tribune.
Since September 2 ConservaBull has saved roughly 11,500 lbs CO2 or 216,820 kilowatt hours. This is a ~13% reduction over previous years! That's enough energy to power a 60 watt bulb for 412.5 years or make 693 round trips From Tampa to Orlando (20mpg).
We have a new competition announcement: the "Second Half Hall." The Hall that reduces its energy consumption by the greatest percentage in comparison to their first half performance is crowned The Second Half Hall! We will enter every student in the "Second Half Hall" in drawing for a brand new iPod Nano. Final Results will be announced at "A Conversation on Green Building," Friday, November 14th, 3-5pm at the Marshall Center Main Auditorium 2nd Floor.
The University of South Florida was recently featured on the evening news of local radio station WMNF, 88.5 FM. To read or listen to the broadcast, visit the article on WMNF's website.
The July 2008 Sustainability Newsletter has been released.
See USF's Presidents Climate Commitment report detailing our implementation of the American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment.
America's colleges and universities are going green - Solutions for Our Future .
Since 1994, the New North Transportation Alliance (NNTA) has been uniting government, businesses, and the community to address transportation needs in the New North area of Tampa, Florida. The NNTA offers free services that can help employers, property managers, & individual commuters save money, enhance benefits and improve their situations through simple solutions. Visit the NNTA website or view the June 2008 Transportation Information Service newsletter.
The Internet uses too much energy and costs too much according to Francisco Blanquicet, a graduate student in the University of South Florida’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering. His suggestions for making the Internet greener and more cost-efficient have earned him an award from the Ethernet Alliance University Program. Read the full press release or see Fransicso's paper in the Highlights section of the Ethernet Alliance website.
Please save the date for a special SEEDS launch event on Tuesday, May 27 at 11am in St. Petersburg, Florida. The first project of its kind in Florida, SEEDS is a partnership between Progress Energy Florida (PEF), USF, the City of St. Petersburg and the Florida High Tech Corridor. SEEDS is a USF Power Center for Utility Explorations (PCUE) laboratory for power production, training of the next generation of power engineers, and research.
University of South Florida President Judy Genshaft joined the growing list of signatories in the fight against global warming today as she signed the historic American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment during the Getting Green by Going Green Expo at the USF Sun Dome. Read the full press release.
The Going Green Tampa Bay effort is driven by like minded organizations and professionals, who feel strongly that the threat of climate change, impending limitations of fossil fuel resources, and other environmental, public health, and related factors require concerted, intelligent action on the part of all people.
We invite you to join us as we explore many of the existing and future opportunities for homeowners and businesses in the Tampa Bay Area to adopt green, sustainable technologies. There are many opportunities for you to get involved this April 2008 as we launch "Going Green Tampa Bay" on the USF campus and in downtown Tampa.
A report created by the Sustainable Enterprise MBA Class of Spring 2006: Sustainability Analysis Of USF Advocating the
Creation Of A USF Office Of Sustainability
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