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Florida Sustainability: Join Us at Bright IDEAS!

Florida Sustainability

As a state with a vast array of ecosystems, from its pristine beaches to its sprawling wetlands, Florida is one of the most ecologically diverse places in the world. However, this also means that it is highly susceptible to the effects of climate change and other environmental concerns. That’s why sustainability is crucial in preserving Florida’s natural wonders for generations to come.Ā 

Ā Thankfully, many Floridians are leading the charge in sustainable practices, from using renewable energy to reducing waste. For example, the city of Sarasota recently implemented a “zero waste” initiative. This aims to divert all waste from landfills by 2050. Additionally, the University of Central Florida has installed over 16,000 solar panels. This makes it the largest solar facility in the state!
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Excitingly, we have the opportunity to showcase Florida’s sustainability efforts to the rest of the world. By promoting sustainable practices and highlighting the successes of Florida’s sustainability initiatives, we can inspire others to take action in their own communities. Together, we can make a positive impact on the world we live in. Together, we can ensure a bright and sustainable future for Florida and beyond.

Last Year's Showcase

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Future of Cities founder, Tony Cho, and IDEAS For Us Co-Founder, Chris Castro, chat at the 2022 Bright IDEAS Awards. Photo by Gold Mined.

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Wendy Oliver of VoLo Foundation celebrating with those whose environmental projects her organization funded. Photo by Gold Mined.Ā 

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IDEAS For Us Co-Founder and CEO Clayton Louis Ferrara talks with community partners. Photo by Gold Mined.Ā 

United Nations representative and singer, AY Young, raps about the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, Clean Energy, and more. Photo by Gold Mined.

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Participants enjoy food, drinks, and live entertainment at the 2022 Bright IDEAS Sustainability Showcase. 

Photo by Gold Mined.

Join Us This April!

Now, you are cordially invited to The 2023 Bright IDEAS Solutions Showcase!Ā Save the date forĀ April 14th from 7 pm – 10 pm. This will be a night to remember, full of gourmet food, drinks, musical acts, sustainability leaders from across from Florida,Ā visual art, & more. You donā€™t want to miss it! We are thrilled to announce our Bright IDEAS Awards will be held this year at Orlando Science Center in their Earth Matters exhibit.


During our annual Bright IDEAS Solutions Showcase, we take this time to recognize the meaningful environmental accomplishments and leadership across the State of Florida.This event is a fundraiser benefiting the 501(c)(3) environmental nonprofit and accredited NGO of the United Nations, IDEAS For Us.Ā Since we began in a dorm room back in 2008, IDEAS has never wavered from the mission to develop ideas, fund action, and scale solutions that solve the worldā€™s most pressing environmental and humanitarian challenges.Ā 


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Indeed, after fifteen years of thousands of impactful projects and programs in more than 30 countries, IDEAS is now aligned for its most impactful year yet alongside leaders in sustainability. 

Join us! Learn more and RSVP. 

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