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Eco-Friendly and Ethical: A Guide to Sustainable Holiday Shopping and Spending


November 13, 2023

The holiday season is a time for joy, celebration, and giving. However, amidst the festivities, we must be mindful of our impact on the planet. Sustainable holiday shopping and spending are becoming increasingly important as people seek ways ... READ MORE

Category: , Community Volunteers, Conservation, Home Management, Money Matters, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Awareness And Education, Charitable Giving, Conscious Choices, DIY Gifts, Eco-friendly Gifts, Eco-friendly Wrapping, Environmental Impact, Ethical Labor Practices, Ethical Spending, Experiential Gifts, Fair Trade, Green Holiday Practices, Handmade Products, Local Businesses, Mindful Gifting, Reusable Decorations, Sustainable Brands, Sustainable Holiday Shopping, Volunteer Work, Zero-waste Celebrations

The Impact of Food Waste and Strategies to Reduce It


October 26, 2023

Food waste is a significant global issue with far-reaching economic, environmental, and social consequences. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), approximately one-third of all food produced for human consumption ... READ MORE

Category: , Conservation, Home Management, Money Matters, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Climate Change, Family Hot Topic, Florida Keys, Food Waste, Green Living, Impact Of Food Waste, Reduce Food Waste, Saving Money, Sustainability, Vegetable Gardening

Cane toads (Bufo Marinus) and your pets.


October 19, 2023

South Florida's lush landscape and subtropical climate make it a paradise for both humans and a diverse range of wildlife. However, in recent years, an invasive species has become a growing concern for the region, especially concerning ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Home Management, Invasive Species, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Cane Toad, Family Hot Topic, Florida Keys, Hazardous, Invasive Species, Landscape, Pets

Forget the supply chain, have a greener holiday


October 18, 2021

The holidays are not here yet, I know. But the media is reporting holiday chaos. With shipping disruptions and limited supply they insist that we need to be shopping NOW! Maybe this year we can rethink what and with who we want to celebrate. After ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Home Management, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Budget, Eco, Gifts, Green Living, Holiday

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