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Category: Home Management
Encouraging Landscape Water Conservation Behaviors Series Overview #7: Personal and Social Norms of Florida Residents Who Use Irrigation in the Home Landscape
This 4-page fact sheet is the seventh publication in a series focusing on encouraging water conservation among Florida residents who use irrigation in their home landscapes. Extension educators create programs to encourage good irrigation practices and water conservation… Read More
In Florida, now is the time of year we switch our thermostats from cool to heat or start using the fireplace on chilly nights. But how do you know that your heating systems are working at their best?… Read More
Sponges are versatile for cleaning throughout the house. One of the most common places to use a sponge is the kitchen. Kitchen sponges may be used to wash dishes and clean counters, but they can also collect bacteria and… Read More
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.
With fall’s arrival, it’s the perfect opportunity for you to be more eco-friendly in your home and in your daily routine.
From instant messaging classmates to researching on the Internet, today’s youth are increasingly using electronic media for many different purposes. Youth also use electronics recreationally through activities such as downloading music and playing video games (the latter being… Read More
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
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