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3 Creative Ways to Use Leftover Wrapping Paper


December 10, 2019

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Christmas morning can be a time of joy and excitement for many of us as we spend time with family and friends, exchange gifts, share a meal, watch Christmas ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Environment, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Garbage, Holidays, Life Hacks, Recycling, Reducing Waste, Trash, Wakulla, Wakulla Extension, Waste, Waste Reduction, Wrapping Paper
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This Thanksgiving: Waste Not!


November 26, 2019

The Farm Bureau’s annual Thanksgiving price survey estimates that Thanksgiving Day accounts for $282 million of uneaten turkeys that end up in the trash. Added to our overall food consumption, we throw away 34 million tons of food each ... READ MORE

Category: , Conservation, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources
Tags: Composting, Florida Keys, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Local Agriculture, Sustainable Living, Thanksgiving Day, Waste Reduction

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