Yard Waste – new program with the City of Tampa

City of Tampa adds yard waste composting program. Listen to the show to find how to participate. Thanks for your support of the Sustainable Living Show
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Bead-Free initiative for Gasparilla

Participants are encouraged to drop off their beads at the Florida Aquarium for recycling, there is a promotion from 1/20 through 2/11.
Stephanie Watson, Pinellas County Program Manager for Recycling & Outreach Programs, and in Pinellas County, and Daniel Gallagher, recycling coordinator for Hillsborough County.

Pinellas weighs expanded recycling while Polk retreats

While Polk County will abandon its curbside recycling program next year, the Pinellas County Commission on Thursday will discuss ways to expand to universal curbside collection in unincorporated areas.

Polk County comes up with a solution for its garbage problem

Polk county has been in a local state of emergency because trash is not being collected. The county may have come up with a solution.

Don’t be naughty, be nice (with your Christmas leftovers)

There are always so many leftovers from Christmas and the holidays. Cookies (haha just kidding, these aren’t ever left over), gift wrap and packaging, ham, tofurkey, burnt out lights, last minute gifts you thought were...

Plastics are forever (and that isn’t really a good thing)

Fifty years ago Mr. McGuire told Benjamin Braddock that the future was one word. Plastics While the screenplay was positing plastics as the absolutely last thing the future was supposed to be, Mr. McGuire was right. According to...
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Should St. Pete ban single-use plastic bags?

On MidPoint Monday we talked about a move by some residents of St. Petersburg, Florida to ban single-use plastic bags; Davey Connor, chair of the Suncoast Rise Above Plastics Coalition, spoke about a St. Petersburg City Council...

Tampa Bay Beautiful & Recycling on the Sustainable Living Show

On WMNF’s Sustainable Living program this week, we talked with two guests about keeping our bay area beautiful and recycling. Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful is our local affiliate of Keep America Beautiful and its mission is...

Does Recycling Make Sense?

By Rob Lorei Today’s topic on Radioactivity is recycling in Florida. The state has set a goal of a 75% recycle rate by 2020. So Far, 18 counties have a recycle rate of atleast 50%;...

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