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Durham Sustain Ability

Durham Sustain Ability (DSA) is an environmental not-for-profit and social enterprise that supports individuals, organizations and communities on the path to a sustainable future.   To learn more, visit the About Us section of our website.


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Get Your Staff Energized!

If you are a business person, you want revenue, brand recognition, customer loyalty, and employee engagement to increase while operating expenses go down. We also all want clean air to breathe and pure water to drink. We all want less waste and toxic emissions. We all want a more sustainable environment. All the answers are not in the heads of a few scientists and engineers; we can all contribute and make a difference. It’s essential for us to conserve/protect our environment leveraging innovative thinking, collaboration, and community/employee engagement! Through our Sustain Ability Energizer program, we don’t tell you the answers; we… Continue reading Get Your Staff Energized!


EXTENDED to June 30. DSA is hiring! Marketing & Fundraising Associate

For those who qualify, please submit covering letter and resume by Monday, June 9, 2014.  The Associate will support Durham Sustain Ability’s presence in the community by taking an inventory (past and current) and establishing an effective plan for the following areas: marketing, events, fundraising and social media.  To download the job posting, click the title of this post then click here.    No phone calls please.

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Painted Rain Barrel Online Auction ~ May 14 – 28, 2014

Residents who want to save money, care for their gardens, and protect the environment know that rain barrels help meet all three goals. Durham Sustain Ability is offering a unique way for residents to this! Click here to bid on a barrel! For a closer look at each barrel: Animals by the Hour.  Frog Pond. Oshawa: A Community Growing. Running Wild.  Swimming With The Fishes.   Waterfront Cottage.  What’s Up, Doc?.  Youth Connections.  Zentangles. “Thank you to all the artists for your creativity and commitment to this project!”  Heather Kirby, Sustainable Communities Program Manager, Durham Sustain Ability. Local artists, community groups… Continue reading Painted Rain Barrel Online Auction ~ May 14 – 28, 2014

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