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.

PencilsSustainable Elementary School Tips

Make this school year an eco-friendly one by following tips about sustainable school supplies, lunches, and more. More...

Fruits and veggiesEdible Landscaping

Discover the benefits of edible landscapes and learn how to start your own. More...

FishingReleasing a Caught Fish

Help maintain fish populations for the future by learning how to properly handle and release a caught fish. More...

HouseEvaluating a Green Community

Find out if you know what questions to ask when buying a "green" home in a new community. More...

cantaloupesEat Local: Cantaloupes

As July comes to an end, now is the perfect time to buy local cantaloupes before it's too late. More...

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