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WASTE REDUCTION

The Solid Waste Reduction Program teaches and employs innovative, waste-limiting strategies and programs, creating a healthier, more sustainable county.

 

 


 
 

RECENT WASTE REDUCTION BLOG POSTS

Successful 2017 for the Green Business Partnership

The Sarasota County Green Business Partnership Program had another successful year in 2017. The program continues to grow in numbers and interest, and used a number of educational delivery methods to reach out to businesses under the direction of the University of Florida IFAS Extension Service. These methods included workshops, individual businesses consulting sessions, business incentives and media outreach programs. In 2017, 18 business

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Composting at the World Rowing Championships

The last week of September was an important one for Sarasota, Florida. It marked the first time the area was hosting a major sporting event, the World Rowing Championships. Over 40,000 were in attendance at the week-long event, offering their support to the 900 athletes representing 70 counties. UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County played an important role in the 2017 World Rowing Championships. Extension staff and volunteers assisted in

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Gators – past and present – unite at Green Sports Alliance Summit

On June 27th, environmental leaders from leading sporting programs across the country came together for the annual Green Sports Alliance Summit. The event took place at the Golden One Center, the world’s first LEED Platinum sporting venue, in Sacramento California. The mission of the

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