DIY Waste Audit

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What is a Waste Audit? It’s a way to measure the amount of waste against the type of waste your household produces!  Why is it useful? Waste audits help determine the most heavily discarded items in your household. With this information, you can make solutions to curb your impact in a way that is tailored to your lifestyle. Basically, it helps you send less trash to the landfill considering your household’s needs.  For example, if you throw away a lot of old produce, you may want to think about creating a compost bin. This way, […]

DIY Paper-Making

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Learn how to upcycle your shredded paper into unique, sustainable stationary! Watch as our Events Coordinator, Lauren, talks you through the process step-by-step. This activity is great for kids, teens or adults! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCwHley378A

All About Native Plants

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European Americans have been obsessed with the aesthetic of manicured, verdant lawns since they first appeared in royal gardens. But are they worth all of the hype? Read further to discover why lawns are out and living gardens are in… Lawns Are So Last Century For centuries, front lawns have been a socio-economic symbol of success. Traditionally in Western cultures, a well-kept lawn signifies status. From the White House to thousands of suburbs across the U.S., many Americans still subscribe to this ideology. In fact, 80% of Americans have grass lawns. Despite being in vogue, our […]

Reef-Safe Sunscreen

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Find out why you should choose reef-safe sunscreen and how it impacts not only our environment, but our bodies It’s hot. We’re melting. Coral reefs are dying. Go Coral Neutral to save the planet… and yourself.The Importance of ReefsCoral reefs cover 1% of the ocean floor and serve as a hotspot for biodiversity thus providing a wealth of benefits to both fish and human populations. These marine ecosystems foster opportunities for new medicine, support tourism and deter storm damage. No one benefits more from reef stability than us. Just as reefs contribute $36 billion in […]

Climate & Racism

Climate & Racism

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It’s no secret that Black Americans are underrepresented in the climate discussions, and in STEM fields all over the country. So, in light of current events, we wanted to elevate Black voices and provide some articles that discuss this national inequality in the environmentalism sector.  NYT Article: Black Environmentalists Talk About Climate and Anti-Racsim “It’s impossible to live sustainably without tackling inequality.” “Black communities in the U.S. are disproportionately affected by environmental issues.” The Need for Black Environmentalists 8 Black Environmentalists You Need To Know “We cannot talk about environmental justice without talking addressing racial […]

Black Lives Matter

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“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”  – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. https://youtu.be/ecrsRB9jd8E Keep Pensacola Beautiful stands in solidarity with the Black community, people of color, and the Black Lives Matter movement against racism and injustice. We believe that diversity, inclusion, compassion, equity and equality are tenets of a better society for everyone. Donate to the NAACP