Category: Work & Life

Pets for the Planet

by James Stevenson, Pinellas County Extension Educator, Urban Sustainability While we may all be tightening our belts a little, scrimping and saving to pay for rising fuel costs, there is no sign our spending on pets has diminished… Read More

A Green 4th

by James Stevenson, Extension Educator, Urban Sustainability, Pinellas County Extension In 1968, a rebellious and ostensible “counter-culturist” was arrested for wearing a shirt that resembled the American flag. My, how times have changed! It is time to get… Read More

Greenwashing: Be Aware

by Vestina F. Crayton, Extension Educator, Urban Sustainability When purchasing an environmentally preferable or sustainable product or service be aware of greenwashing. TerraChoice (http://www.terrachoice.com/files/6_sins.pdf), a science-based environmental marketing organization, defines greenwashing as the ‘act of misleading consumers regarding… Read More