Working Together to Make a Better, Cleaner, Greener Community
for Today and Generations to Come




OVERCOMING The Bad News
of Climate Change

Climate change is a type of trauma.  How do we communicate with people who find it too overwhelming and choose to not deal with it and just carry on with their lives?  And how do we deal with our own anxiety about the changes that we know are ahead?

Watch this video by Dr. Renee Lertzman, hosted by Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL).  She is an environmental psychologist with an expertise in effectively  guiding people, and ourselves, to acceptance and change without denial and shutting down.

Do you need face masks?

We have fabric face masks available, at no charge, while supplies last.

Simply visit our weekly masks supply operation each Thursday at Faith Presbyterian Church any time from 11am-1pm, in the parking lot next to the Church Office, 2200 North Meridian Street. Enter from the driveway on John Knox.

If you need 25 masks or more, please supply your order via email or by making a request at www.masksfortally.com.  We will then let you know when they are ready at our weekly pickup at Faith Presbyterian Church, 2200 N. Meridian Rd.

Need delivery?  If it is a hardship for you to pick up your masks at our weekly pickup, contact admin@sustainabletallahassee.com.

Our Rags2Bags Team is Making Face Masks
& You Can Help!

Our Rags2Bags team is pivoting temporarily from making reusable shopping bags to making fabric face masks. 

JOIN US!

Here's how you can make face masks while socially distancing in your own home: 
  1. You can access the pattern & directions HERE.
  2. Or, you can drop by and pick up a kit all ready to make.
  3. Then simply drop off your completed masks.

If you have used T-shirts, they are needed to make liners for Face Masks.  The T-shirt fabric should be freshly washed and cut into 6" x 9" rectangles and batched into sets of ten. Omit any fabric that has printing on it. 

The pick-up / drop-off time and place is:
Every Thursday from 11 am to 2 pm, at Faith Presbyterian Church, in the parking lot next to the Church Office, 2200 North Meridian Street. Enter from the driveway on John Knox.


You can drop off without needing to leave your car.  
You may also fill out this form to have our EV club pick them up  

Here are two videos that will guide you through the mask making process, created by Pam Doffek and Mike Mitchell:

We will distribute to the agencies who have made requests for thousands of masks, and we'll continue as long as this need exists!

    Please Donate Here to Support Our Mask Making Efforts

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    What makes Sustainable Tallahassee unique?

    We're social distancing, but staying connected!

    We're here and we're open - just virtually!  All Sustainable Tallahassee meetings are being conducted virtually or as conference calls. If you are a member of one of our committees, please be on the lookout for an email from your committee chair regarding virtual/call-in information.  Need to get in touch?  Phone and email are at the bottom of this page.

    My Impact - What I Can Do >>

          At Home
          In the Office
          In the Car
          Calculate Impact

    Issues and Solutions >>

          Water
          Energy
          Waste Reduction
          Food & Agriculture
          Transportation

          Leon County CO2 Scorecard

    Community Resources >>

          Local Government
          State Government
          Incentives & Grants
          Economic Development

    IMPORTANT NOTE:  Due to the coronavirus outbreak many organizations have cancelled events.  During this period, please check with the event host before planning to attend in-person events that are contained on our calendar, as we may not have been notified of a cancellation.

    Upcoming Sustainability Events

    Check our Calendar for more upcoming events!


    Saturdays - Tallahassee Farmers Market
         https://www.tallahasseefarmersmarket.com/
    Wednesdays - Lake Ella Growers Market 
         https://www.facebook.com/LakeEllaGrowersMarket/
    Saturdays - Frenchtown Farmers Market 
         https://www.facebook.com/FTFarmersMarket/

    Order online for pickup - Red Hills Online Market 
         https://www.rhomarket.com/
    F
    or others - Check Leon County's Growing Green website
        http://cms.leoncountyfl.gov/growinggreen/SustainableFood


    Sustainable Tallahassee is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting
    Environmental, Economic, and Social Sustainability
    in our Tallahassee regional area through
    Education and Collaboration.

    We are especially involved in the areas of
    Energy, Transportation, Water, Waste, and Local Food
    for Today and for Future Generations.

    Sustainable Tallahassee
    P.O. Box 765  Tallahassee, FL 32302
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