Welcome to Global Sustainability Group

A grassroots organization dedicated to the sustainability of our planet and those that call it home. 

About Us

Founded by high school students, we are a not-for profit organization dedicated to helping where and when we can in Brevard County, Florida and Boulder County, Colorado as well as globally when the opportunity arises

Founding Members

Luke Marzano

Jessica Marzano

Projects and Issues Important to Us

Ocean Projects

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  1. Elimination of plastics in the Indian River and Beaches of Brevard
  2. Removal of discarded monofilament fishing line
  3. Marine ecology education
  4. Population surveys on coral reef biodiversity

Land Projects

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  1. Physical and financial support for the Arbor Day tree giveaway & Oaks 4 Oak St. Campaign
  2. Physical and Financial support for the "PICK IT UP" campaign
  3. Encouraging the use of compostable restaurant take away materials
  4. Physical support of hiking and biking trail maintenance 


Human Projects

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  1. Financial support for Doctors without Borders
  2. Physical and financial support for HOPE clinic in San Pedro Sula, Honduras
  3. Physical and financial support for various orphanages in South Africa (Two Sisters and Etafeni)
  4. Supporting education in environmental stewardship

Accomplishments

Trees, Trash, and Tides

  • Total # volunteer hours: 333
  • Total # volunteers: 61
  • Volunteer with the most hours: Vincent Kessel
  • Total weight of trash picked up: 181 lbs
  • Total # of trees planted: 33


  • Earth Day Party: April 20, 2019: Entertainment provided by 4 volunteers
  • Arbor Day Tree Planting: April 26, 2019: 4 volunteers planted 2 trees
  • Environmental Literacy: May 01, 2019: 1 article submitted for publication
  • Oaks4OakSt. Campaign: 50 volunteers planted 33 trees
  • Pick It Up Campaign: Beach Clean Up: May 05, 2019: 15 volunteers collected 18lbs of trash from Melbourne Beach; 
  • Pick It Up Campaign: Trash Fishing Contest: June 08, 2019: 22 volunteers netted 153 lbs of trash from Indian River Lagoon
  • Pick It Up Campaign: Boulder Creek Clean Up: June 22, 2019: 4 volunteers removed 10 lbs of trash

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Thank You!

Oaks 4 Oak St. Tree Sponsors

  • Nichole Perna: Go Native Landscaping
  • Tami Johnson-Smith
  • Apelquist Family
  • Marcela Bowie: No Worries Natural Medicine
  • Klotz Family
  • Frank Thomas
  • John & Joan Williamson & Marta Evers
  • Thalwitzer Family
  • Camps Family
  • Hilmes Family
  • Hain Family
  • Alonzi Family
  • Moody Family
  • Cates Family (2trees)
  • LaGala Family
  • Johnson Family
  • Dave Grover’s Family
  • Grimes Family
  • Strickland-Keshishian Family
  • Melbourne Beach Police Dept
  • Butler Family


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100% of net proceeds go into our projects

Media Director: Jessica Marzano . Director of Membership and Marketing: Luke Marzano

Global Sustainability Group