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Pollution Prevention – It’s Up to Us

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (850) 245-2118 www.dep.state.fl.us Pollution Prevention – It’s Up to Us Lawn sprinklers soaking the driveway. Yard waste blown in the street. These everyday events seem harmless, yet can add up to significant sources of water pollution. When rain or irrigation water falls

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Recycling Makes Good Sense for Businesses

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (850) 245-2118 www.dep.state.fl.us Recycling Makes Good Sense for Businesses Many businesses recognize that recycling is good for their bottom line as well as the environment. A strong recycling program can reduce waste disposal fees and demonstrate that a business is invested in

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A View of the Mangroves

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (850) 245-2118 www.dep.state.fl.us   A View of the Mangroves As the sun rises on the mangrove forest, egrets rustle from their roosts to take flight while the caws of blue herons break the morning silence. The area teems with life above and

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