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.

irrigationSpring Sustainability

Spring is a great opportunity for sustainability. Here are some sustainable practices you can do this season. More...

wetlandsKnow Your Watershed

Learn about watersheds, which catch and contribute water to bodies of water. More...

home surrounded by treesLandscaping for Energy Efficiency

Follow these suggestions when landscaping to keep energy costs down. More...

water faucetFinding A Leak

Use these tips to find common leaks in and around your home. More...

weed managmentNonchemical Weed Control

Learn the options for controlling weeds in your landscape without chemicals. More...

tomatoesEat Local: Tomatoes

Discover the benefits of eating tomatoes grown in Florida. More...

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