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Alachua County Recycling Efforts Persevere Despite Declining Market

Alachua County had an overall recycling rate of 68% in 2018, ranking third-highest in Florida. But Klugh said the public waste department must continue to educate residents about what should and should not be recycled – especially since the market for recyclables is down.

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Gainesville Gardener’s Seed Saving Program Represents Step In Fighting Climate Change

The Gainesville City Commission this fall declared a climate state of emergency — a largely symbolic move with little municipal heft behind it compared to the actions the federal government could take if motivated and mobilized — but some city residents do feel a sense of urgency to take steps toward combating climate change.

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Audit: Santa Fe College Decision To Extend Bookstore Contract Could Cheat Taxpayers

Santa Fe College extended a lucrative, five-year contract for its campus bookstore with Barnes & Noble without soliciting competitive bids, and it failed to verify that the company has been paying all commissions so far as required on bookstore sales, according to a new state audit.

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