Blogs: Sustainability

Show Your Employees Just How Easy it is to Ride the Verde Shuttle to Work

The Sedona Chamber, with input from employers, has created a Marketing Toolkit for the Verde Shuttle. It gives you everything you need to show current and potential employees just how easy it is to ride the Verde Shuttle from their...
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Red Rock OHV Conservation Crew

 THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS October 8, 2021 Building sustainability into our tourism economy is a chamber priority, so I am happy to report we are making progress on one of our most complex environmental issues –...
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Karen’s Gluten Free Bakeshop has received Conservationist/Bronze Sustainable Business Certification

September 20, 2021 Karen’s Gluten Free Bakeshop has opened! Karen Russell previously created baked goods in her home and was originally certified in 2017. But business was so good, she’s opened a storefront (near Harkins in Sedona) and hired several...
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Where policy, people and place come together to create community

 THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS September 17, 2021 A gorgeous Red Rock Country autumn is upon us! For the chamber, it is filled with convening community leaders and residents of greater Sedona to champion solutions presented by...
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Focused on Destination Stewardship

 THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS August 27, 2021 The calm before the storm. That is how I view the past few weeks. We have seen a more seasonal “normal” for visitation with hotel occupancy hovering between 50%...
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A Sustainable Sedona needs Strong Schools

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS August 13, 2021 A sustainable Sedona needs strong schools with access to a good education for all. Education is the enabler that allows young people to visualize a limitless future...
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KSB – Take the Energy Survey

Yavapai County is in the process of updating its Comprehensive Plan to cover the next 10 years. This critical document will guide the Planning and Zoning Commission, as well as County Supervisors as they consider development proposals over the next...
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Let’s Remember Sacrifice and Practice Patience This Memorial Day Holiday

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS May 28, 2021 This Memorial Day weekend we remember the men and women who gave their lives defending America and honor their service to our country. 1.3 million Americans...
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While We Focus on Traffic, Sedona’s Housing Crisis Worsens

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS May 21, 2021 A peek at Next Door and other locally-focused websites would make you think Sedona has only one major problem – traffic.  But lack of housing, “Sedona’s...
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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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