When soil gets saturated with water, the ground can produce nitrous oxide, a greenhouse gas that depletes the ozone, the layer that protects plants and animals on Earth from harmful ultraviolet light. For context, nitrous oxide is 310… Read More
We’re proud to announce our latest Green Business partner: Sara-Bay Financial. About Sara-Bay Financial A Sarasota registered investment advisor, founded in 1993, Sara-Bay Financial offers both growth and dividend income options, ranging from individual stocks or low-cost ETF… Read More
By RANDALL PENN, MINDY HANAK, and WILMA HOLLEY UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County One topic we receive a number of questions on is yard waste collection. That’s never been more true than recently, with yard waste pickup in Sarasota… Read More
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
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 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