When you think of Halloween, you probably envision candy, scary movies and trick-or-treating, but what about sustainability? From costumes to decorations, Halloween actually provides a great opportunity to put sustainable practices into action.
Bats have had a bad reputation as blood-sucking flying rodents for years, but some facts about these nocturnal creatures may surprise you.
Buying local produce and nuts makes you more open to eating fresh fruits and vegetables, highlights the significance of agriculture and boosts your local economy. Since Florida pecans are available from October to January, now is the perfect time to purchase… Read More
With fall’s arrival, it’s the perfect opportunity for you to be more eco-friendly in your home and in your daily routine.
Whether you work from home or in an office, these tips can help you create a “green” workspace for better health, mood and productivity—and a cleaner environment.
Did you know that Floridians throw away about eight pounds of garbage per person every day? That’s double the national average. Unfortunately, our trash wastes energy and materials. Waste also releases pollutants into the environment. While trash can… Read More
In August of 2015 the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners adopted a new ordinance to address the issue of chairs, tents, coolers, and other debris left on the beach overnight. The issue with these items is that… Read More
As children return to school, parents may scramble to buy last-minute supplies, coordinate rides for their children, and manage grocery lists. While all of these tasks are important, parents should also consider ways their children can make this… Read More
Between paying for gas, inexperienced drivers, and traffic delays, driving everyday can feel more frustrating than convenient. Additionally, CO2 and other greenhouse gases emissions from vehicles as well as oil dependency contribute to the warming of the planet. Fortunately, there are… Read More
Colleges and universities across the nation are taking strides to become more sustainable, but they are not alone. Students can also participate to help their schools with sustainability efforts. By taking small steps, you can help your college… Read More