Category: Conservation

100 Ways To Conserve: Tip 15

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 15 Use a broom instead of a hose to clean your driveway and sidewalk and save water every time.       Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

The Green Scene “February”

The Conservation Balancing Act “In the Laundry” How many of you remember using a wringer washer or a scrub board to wash clothes?  Do you remember the saying “Man may work from sun to sun, but woman’s work… Read More

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 13

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 13 Wash your fruits and vegetables in a pan of water instead of running water from the tap.       Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

GREEN CLEANING WORKSHOP

Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension   GREEN CLEANING WORKSHOP January 26, 2013  WAKULLA EXTENSION FACILITY 9:30 -11:30 a.m. $10.00/participant. Pre-Registration Necessary Many people believe that hazardous or toxic chemicals… Read More

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 12

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 12 Water your lawn and garden in the morning or evening when temperatures are cooler to minimize evaporation.     Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 11

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 11 Monitor your water bill for unusually high use. Your bill and water meter are tools that can help you discover leaks.     Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways To Conserve: Tip 10

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 10 For cold drinks keep a pitcher of water in the refrigerator instead of running the tap. This way, every drop goes down you and not the… Read More

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 9

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 9 Plant in the fall when conditions are cooler and rainfall is more plentiful.     Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways To Conserve: Tip 8

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent   Tip # 8 Use the garbage disposal sparingly. Compost vegetable food waste instead and save gallons every time.     Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways to Conserve: Tips 6 & 7

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 6 Choose shrubs and groundcovers instead of turf for hard-to-water areas such as steep slopes and isolated strips.   Tip # 7 Install covers on pools and… Read More