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Sustainability Staff Contacts:
Paul Smith, Public Services Director
Paige Tillison, Public Services / Project Executive Assistant

Phone: 727-942-5610

Sustainability Plan Presentation to City Commission:  June  27, 2023

Waste Reduction Pledge for Individuals & Businesses:
Take the Pledge to Reduce Your Use

Helpful Links and Community Resources:
Recycling Guide
How much money can you get with the Inflation Reduction Act? — Rewiring America
My Safe Florida Home – Florida Department of Financial Services (

Community Organizations and Educational Resources:
Keep Pinellas Beautiful

The mission of Keep Pinellas beautiful is to conserve and beautify our natural environment by means of community engagement and education.

UF/IFAS Pinellas County Extension Office (IFAS Institute of Food and Agriculture Services)
UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County is the local branch of a nationwide network of land grant universities providing non-biased, research-based information to America’s citizens. In our state, Extension’s land grant link is the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS).

Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council
Mission: To serve our citizens and member governments by providing a forum to foster communication, coordination, and collaboration in identifying and addressing issues and needs regionally.

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy
The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) is a nonprofit organization that promotes responsible and equitable energy choices to ensure clean, safe, and healthy communities throughout the Southeast. As a leading voice for energy policy in our region, SACE is a regional organization focused on transforming the way we produce and consume energy in the Southeast.

Tampa Bay Watch 
Tampa Bay Watch is dedicated to fostering a healthy Tampa Bay Watershed through community-driven restoration projects, education programs, and outreach initiatives.

Southeast Sustainability Directors Network:
The Southeast Sustainability Directors Network (SSDN) is comprised of local government sustainability professionals from cities and counties throughout the southeastern United States. The City of Tarpon Springs is a member of the SSDN.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change:
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change.

NASA Climate Change:
Global information on climate change. Understanding our planet to benefit humankind.