UF/IFAS online adds new recycling course

“Recycle Right” is a new class focused on the issues we face with recycling in Florida. The online offering focuses on recycling, with waste reduction, recycling, composting, and other topics on tap throughout the course. “Recycle Right” takes a deeper look at recycling, food waste, challenges and obstacles, and related environmental issues in Florida and beyond. We aim to involve individuals passionate about protecting the environment and willing to work to make our community healthier, but welcome everyone interested in learning. The goal is to facilitate a discussion about the state of recycling.


  • The State of Recycling
  • Single Stream Recycling
  • Community Recycling Programs
  • Green Business Partnerships


Visit UF/IFAS Online to enroll in the self-paced course. Through online classroom learning, this class will frame the environmental issues facing your community, with the intent to create action steps moving forward.

Course instructor: Randall Penn, waste reduction agent who is responsible for designing, coordinating, evaluating and reporting on a research-based education program that focuses on solid waste.


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Posted: July 1, 2020

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: 75% Rate, Florida, Pgm_Waste, Recycling, Sustainability

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