Category: Conservation

Eat Local: Pecans

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

Making a “Green” Workspace

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.

Enviroshopping

enviroshopping

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

Sustainable Elementary School Tips

Credit: Dave & Les Jacobs

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

Reducing Car Usage

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

Sustainable College Living

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