Tag: recycling

World Oceans Day Event

  Each year, June 8th is designated as World Oceans Day. The overall theme for this year is “Our Oceans, Our Future.” This year’s conservation action focus is “encouraging solutions to plastic pollution and preventing marine litter for… Read More

Reusable Water Bottles

You’ve probably seen more people carrying around reusable water bottles during the last few years. These bottles are made of glass, metal, or sturdy plastic, making them more durable—and thus reusable—than your typical disposable water bottle. However, reusable… Read More

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

Reduce Waste at Home

From banana peels to cardboard boxes to cans of soda, these items are hauled to their final resting places at the landfills—to be incinerated or to decompose over months or years. In 2014, Florida’s municipal solid waste (MSW)… Read More