Blogs: Sustainability

Tourism Management: Let’s Start with the Truth

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS May 7, 2021   Last week’s City Council meeting with the chamber started with the need to affirm truths. Truth about the relationship  between the City and the chamber....
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Sedona Rocks During Earth Month as Sustainability Takes Center Stage

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS April 23, 2021 We Sedonans have upped our sustainability game. More than 100 businesses are now certified as sustainable and their individual stories are amazing. I’m proud to announce the...
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In Celebration of Earth Day, Sedona Chamber joins the Global Sustainable Tourism Council

April 22, 2021 Sedona’s sustainability achievements are reaching new heights on Earth Day as the Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau (SCC&TB) joins the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), adding Red Rock Country to destinations around the world committed...
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Why 104 Sedona Businesses Are Certified Sustainable and How You Can Join Them

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS April 16, 2021 Today, 104 Sedona-area businesses are certified sustainable, the most ever. Anywhere from 20 to 30 will join this year. Why do they do it? Businesses see...
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Verde Valley School- Sustainability Updates

April 12, 2021 Despite the lack of normalcy over the past year, Verde Valley School (VVS) has stayed the course in sustainability practices. We never missed a beat with the recycling, composting, or the facilities crew improving efficiencies. Environmental Stewardship...
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The Verde Valley Community BioBlitz

April 4, 2021 Friends of the Verde River is pleased to announce that the very first Verde Valley Community BioBlitz will be held from April 22-May 7 throughout the Verde Valley and along the Verde River. Amidst the complications of COVID-19, Friends...
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Getting Ready for more FY22 Planning with Council

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS April 9, 2021 And NonProfits Gain Sustainability Certification. You can, too. We meet with the City Council at the end of Earth Month to continue FY22 budget planning in...
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Rotary Clubs : Week of Service

April 7, 2021 The Rotary Club of Sedona Village has partnered with the Rotary Clubs of Sedona, Sedona Red Rocks, and Verde Valley-Cottonwood for a Rotary Week of Service project. The Rotary International Week of Service is April 17-24 this...
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How Spring Breakers, Kyrsten Synema, Yavapai College and Earth Month Helped Me Appreciate Sedona Restaurants

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS April 2, 2021 Let’s start with spring breakers.  Have you had to wait for a table the last few weeks?  Me, too. Our restaurants have been jammed with spring...
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Sedona Embraces Earth Month

April 1, 2021 Engaging Visitors and Celebrating Sustainability Sedona’s sustainability commitment is accelerating during Earth Month with activities celebrating environmental achievements and new ways to engage residents and visitors in the drive to sustainability. Rather than just celebrate Earth Day...
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Earth Month is Your Chance to Join the Movement

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS March 26, 2021 We’re planning to make a strong sustainability statement during Earth Month, and you can be a part of it. On April 1, we’re launching web resources...
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Sedona Businesses Say Sustainability is their Top Issue. Here’s What That Means.

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS March 19, 2021 Our 2021 membership survey is complete. The top issue? Sustainability.  52% of businesses rate it ‘very important’ and 34% call it ‘important.’ The only other issue...
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