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UF study: Fully recyclable packaging makes consumers feel better about meal kits

Meal kits are growing in popularity, with national sales predicted to increase from $4.6 billion in 2017 to $11.6 billion in 2022. Such kits include pre-cut raw foods and recipe cards to prepare a home-cooked meal, but they… Read More

Don’t toss onion skins: They’re full of antioxidants and help preserve fish

Usually, when you peel an onion, you toss out the skin. When you do that, you lose the skin’s antioxidants, and the waste goes to the landfill. University of Florida researchers may have found a way to minimize… Read More

Foodscaping!

What can you eat from your landscape? The question is not as crazy as you think. Growing food in and around metropolitan areas is critical now and into the future. Currently, almost 1 billion people are HUNGRY across… Read More

Workshop to foster a sustainable community by “Transforming to New Ways Forward”

Registration is now open for Sarasota County’s 15th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop. The online event is scheduled for Thursday, October 29 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. to showcase strategies for healthy, resilient, thriving communities. About the workshop… Read More

What’s happening with the recycling in Sarasota County?

January has been a big month for recycling in Sarasota County, primarily with the switch to a single-stream collection system across unincorporated areas of the county (that is, not in city limits). Single-stream recycling is a method of… Read More

Keeping Waste Out of Our Water

Adults fear it and kids love it…it’s poop! Stool, waste, feces, dung, there are many ways to say it, but nobody ever really wants to talk about it. Everything that eats, poops, right? And all that poop has… Read More