Producing recycled paper requires about 60 percent of the energy used to make paper from virgin wood pulp.
Manufacturing one ton of office and computer paper with recycled paper stock can save between 3,000 and 4,000 kilowatt hours over the same ton of paper made with virgin wood products.

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Watering Restrictions


Allowed watering times:
12:00 midnight to 10:00 am, or 4:00 pm to 12:00 midnight.

Allowed watering days:
Thursday & Sundays = Even numbered and no numbered addresses.
Wednesday & Saturday = Odd numbered addresses.

For more details on watering restrictions in your area, please check with your city management.


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On this page, we have assembled several videos concerning our efforts here in Seminole County as well as highlighting many of the issues regarding Conservation worldwide.  Please enjoy!  (and if you know of any videos that we should include, don't hesitate to Contact us )

Note:  You must have Adobe's Flash Player installed to see some of these.  It is a free plug-in available at Adobe .

Seminole Soil and Water Conservation District Informational Video Part I


Seminole Soil and Water Conservation District Informational Video Part II


Sustainable Agriculture: Curing America's Eating Disorder
Filmmaker Bonnie Bucqueroux looks at the sustainable agriculture movement, including a visit to Michigan State University's Student Organic Farm, where Dr. John Biernbaum discusses the options people have to grow their own food or to buy from local growers.

Strategies for Sustainable Agriculture: Vegetables
Rooy Media LLC has created over fifty programs that educate people about important social issues. This video clip is a sample from Strategies for Sustainable Agriculture: Vegetables, one program in a six-part series that profiles the impressive strides many farmers have made in lowering the use of chemicals and creating healthier food, a safer environment, and greater profits. Produced in association with Rodale Institute. For more information, visit

More videos coming soon...

Last Updated ( Friday, 29 August 2008 )
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