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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

IFAS supports Florida Food Waste Prevention Week

Food waste is a huge issue, here and around the globe. As a country, we throw away 40 percent of all the food produced, or up to 160...
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Go green with UF/IFAS Extension’s online education

UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County's Waste Reduction program has added three new courses to UF/IFAS Extension Online Learning. Read more about these opportunities, then follow the supplied link(s) to register. ...
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UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County adds worm composting courses

Composting with worms—also known as "vermicomposting"—is the process of using worms to produce rich compost from kitchen wastes. One pound of worms can turn 65 pounds of garbage into garden compost in 100 days. It is the way to go if you live...
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