The UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County Waste Reduction Program has earned the Outstanding Higher Education Program award from the National Recycling Coalition for 2020.
The award recognizes Sarasota County Extension's educational efforts to ... READ MORE
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
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
Last year in Pasco County, food scraps, yard waste, and newspaper made up about 25% of the material thrown in the garbage. That's a lot of wasted waste, because by composting, most of that “trash” could have easily been transformed into ... READ MORE
While Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for the year's bounty, it can also produce a lot of uneaten food and other items that end up the garbage. Fortunately, there are ways to reduce waste this Thanksgiving.
Think about how much food ... READ MORE