Eco-conscious consumers are even bringing their own utensils to the table.
The City of Sarasota will soon begin delivering new recycling carts for residents as it launches its single-stream collection service.
The campaign aims to educate restaurants and consumers about the dangers of single-use plastics.
Seaward Development and Habitat ReStore recently removed reusable items from a 1974 building set to be demolished this fall.
Maggie Hughes wants consumers to replace commonly used cling film with her eco-friendly, antibacterial, compostable alternative.
Skip the Straw
Rethinking Plastic Sarasota holds quarterly meetings to educate the public about plastic consumption, reduction and legislation.
Start with the "bad five."
The nonprofit's resale, recycling and salvage operations keep millions of pounds of junk out of landfills and also generate revenue for Goodwill and its partners.
Single Stream Recyclers—based in Cocoa, Florida—is planning to build a new facility in north Sarasota and hire up to 80 new employees by the end of 2018.
Waste Pro is marking the official opening of its Manatee County recycling facility with a ribbon-cutting Wednesday, Feb. 8.
Waste Pro, a waste collection, recycling, processing and disposal company, will celebrate the grand opening of its new SRQ Material Recovery Facility on Wednesday.
Waste Management public sector solutions manager Stephanie Kissinger was recently elected to the Recycle Florida Today Board of Directors.