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.

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thanksgiving table Reducing Thanksgiving Waste

Follow these tips to keep sustainability in mind while giving thanks with family this holiday. More...

lettuce Eat Local: Lettuce

Florida's local lettuce season is underway—learn about the different varieties and nutritional facts. More...

laptopWhat Is eCycling?

Sustainability expert Dr. Wendell Porter offers a solution to getting rid of old electronics. More...

trick-or-treatersDo-It-Yourself Halloween Costumes

Learn five easy, do-it-yourself costume ideas to be more sustainable and to save money this Halloween. More...

fall decorationsSustainable Halloween Tips

From sending online invitations to reusing holiday decorations, make your Halloween green. More...

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