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.

cucumbersEat Local: Cucumbers

Starting in October and lasting until June, local cucumbers will be available in Florida. More...

canned goodsReducing Food Waste

Did you know Americans throw away 35 million tons of food each year? Follow these tips to reduce food waste. More...

Fall leavesFall Sustainability

There's more ways to be sustainable this fall than only letting cool breezes flow through the home. More...

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...

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