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Properly maintained fires add warmth and ambiance to outdoor gatherings. It's not a campout without a fire, says Ron Bodnar, longtime scoutmaster of Troop 215 in northwest Hillsborough County. "The kids love 'em," he says. Even on a trip to the woods at the end of June, "they had to have a...
Recycling is a process, a choice, and a way of life. Whether you recycle just one item or a whole cart full, recycling is something you can feel good about. Recycling conserves energy and natural resources, supports jobs, and makes our community more sustainable. Nearly one-third of all materials...
Mashed potatoes, homemade gravy, roasts, bacon, green bean casserole, buttered rolls, fresh corn, and cranberry sauce are some of the holiday staples. While it's a favorite celebration for most, there's one thing overlooked in the hustle and bustle: fighting holiday FOG. Fats, oils, and grease -...
The John F. Germany Library has gone green in honor of sustainability. Sustainability is a movement to focus on initiatives and technology that enhance and conserve resources to benefit people, the environment, and the economy. Being sustainable is likely not something you think about often. But,...
The Ferris wheel has stopped spinning. Goats, sheep, cows, and chickens are back at their home quarters. Wax "bullets" are safely packed away for next year's Hometown Hillsborough shooting gallery. The 2018 Hillsborough County Fair ended Sunday, Oct. 28, beneath a nearly cloudless sky. Thousands of...
County solid waste customers can cut through the confusion of curbside recycling by using the newly released 2018 edition of The Dos and Don'ts of Recycling in Hillsborough County. Available in English and Spanish, the guide covers the ins and outs of Hillsborough County's solid waste services and...
The Hillsborough County Fair focuses on youth agricultural programs, competitions, and down-home fun. Hundreds of volunteers are working with animals, plants, and exhibits to get ready for the annual affair, which this year takes place on two extended weekends: Oct. 18-21 and Oct. 25-28....
If you haven't already heard of the new European fitness trend dubbed "Plogging" - a combination of the English word "jogging" and the Swedish phrase plocka upp, which translates to "pick up" - it's not too late to get behind the environmental and health-focused fad. The service-centric activity is...
The technology we use as part of our everyday lives has increased the number of battery-operated devices. From cellphones and tablets to power tools and small appliances, many household devices use rechargeable batteries to keep them running. Unlike classic alkaline batteries, rechargeable...
Hillsborough County, Pinellas County, City of Tampa, and City of St. Petersburg solid waste departments have partnered to provide information to residents about a universal problem - plastic bags in recycling. Curbside and residential recycling systems are only designed to process certain items....