Blogs: Sustainability

Worried about water?

Our water supplies are increasingly scarce and polluted. This is a big issue for industries that use water and investors of those enterprises. Ecolab has a cool tool to assess the financial risk to orgs based on water quantity and...
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Celebrate April as Earth Month

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS April 19, 2019   As Earth Month began last week, we wrote that Sedona’s Sustainable Tourism Plan puts us ahead of the curve in addressing the impact of tourism. We contrasted Sedona with...
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Sedona Chamber Celebrates Earth Day with Free Reusable Straws

  In 2018, The Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau joined forces with the City of Sedona, Sedona Compost, Keep Sedona Beautiful and the Sustainability Alliance to launch Straw Free Sedona, a campaign that encourages local businesses and their...
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Sustainable Tourism in Sedona Grows

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS April 12, 2019   The results are in! Event producers from Over the Edge said last month’s Sedona MTB Festival generated $6.5 million in direct local spending, $2.6 million in lodging alone. In...
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Area Businesses also Help Nonprofits Thrive

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS March 29, 2019   Every Wednesday, staff and volunteers at the Sedona Food Bank open their doors at 8:30 a.m. For the rest of the morning and again late in the afternoon, they...
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SHS’ Project Fits Citizen’s Vision

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS March 22, 2019   Being a sustainable community includes seeking out and saving our history – from archeological sites to historic homesteads. So, I was excited to learn of a fantastic gift to...
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Tourism Provides Most of Sedona’s Tax Revenue

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS March 15, 2019   With the success of the SIFF and Sedona MTB Fest, it’s time to rejuvenate with the Sedona Yoga Festival March 14-17 then witness superstar pianist Yuja Wang at the...
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Sedona preps for spring breakers

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS February 22, 2019   Tomorrow’s 10 a.m. kickoff of the 25th Sedona International Film Festival features If Beale Street Could Talk at the Mary D. Fischer Theatre, selected as a ‘2018 Top Ten’...
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February events offer city big boost

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS February 8, 2019   I hope you were there to cheer on thousands of visiting and local racers at RunSedona last Saturday. It was exhilarating to see old friends and make new ones...
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KSB Awards of Excellence Presented

On January 30, Keep Sedona Beautiful (KSB) presented its Awards of Excellence, recognizing businesses and individuals whose activities have contributed significantly to our community. KSB Vice President Mike Yarbrough presented Ken Zoll an award for Cultural Heritage. Yarbrough noted that...
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DMO-accredited chamber is best bet for tourism

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS February 1, 2019   The Sedona City Council reached a consensus during its recent meeting with the Chamber Board of Directors that although competitive bidding for tourism management services may happen in the...
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Tourism Budget and Traffic Unrelated

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS January 25, 2019   It’s always exciting to see community collaboration in action, so last week’s joint meeting of the Sedona City Council and the Chamber Board of Directors was a thrill for...
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