University of Florida

Sustainable Living

Our economy, culture, and quality of life are closely tied to the environment. Sustainable practices enable us to meet our current needs without compromising the next generation's ability to satisfy their own needs. We can preserve our natural heritage and conserve natural resources for the future by living sustainably.

To find out what Extension services are available in your area or to get personal assistance, please contact your county Extension office.

garbage dumpReducing Home Waste

Conserve and protect the planet for future generations by reducing the amount of trash thrown away at home. More...

WindowsEnergy Efficient Homes: Windows and Skylights

Windows throughout Florida homes need to do more than let only light and air in. More...

SquashEat Local: Summer Squash

Beginning in September and lasting until June, local summer squash will be available in Florida. More...

RecycleEnviroshopping for Teens

Discover how to look at old items in a new light and make eco-friendly choices when purchasing new items. More...

CitrusNatural Products for Pest Management

Rather than using synthetic products, discover natural alternatives you can use to manage pests. More...

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