Miami City Hall Goes Green in Support of the Paris Climate Agreement

Tonight and this weekend in support of #climateagreement @Tomas_Regalado @kenrussellmiami @FrankCarollo_ @FrancisSuarez @KeonHardemon W Gort pic.twitter.com/XnvKOSoA1Q — City of Miami (@CityofMiami) June 2, 2017 Tonight and this weekend in support of #climateagreement @Tomas_Regalado @kenrussellmiami @FrankCarollo_ @FrancisSuarez @KeonHardemon W Gort

Is Your In-Sink Garbage Disposal a Green Choice?

Simply put, food waste is a big environmental problem. It’s the largest source of waste in our nation’s landfills, where it sits and produces methane, a powerful greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming.   There’s a simple solution to this food waste challenge, and it’s sitting right under many American sinks. But a new

Ygrene Energy Fund Wins Awards

Ygrene Energy Fund is a leading national provider of residential, commercial and multifamily PACE (property assessed clean energy) financing. Last week they were recognized by GlobalCapital with two awards: “Esoteric ABS Issuer of the Year” and “Ygrene’s GoodGreen 2016-1 security as “Esoteric ABS Deal of the Year,” highlighting the first-of-its-kind, AAA-rated, Green Bond-certified PACE securities

“Learn About Composting” Day

Yes, there really is an annual “National Learn About Composting Day” and it is today. Created in 2011, the originator explained his reasons: As a Boy Scout leader, this author follows the Boy Scout motto “Reduce, Re-Use, Recycle”. Composting is a great way to re-use a wide range of things that otherwise would go unnecessarily into

Rain Barrel Workshop – Saturday, June 3

DESCRIPTION: Come learn how harvesting rainwater can help reduce pollution from stormwater runoff and provide a supply of free, non-chlorinated, pH-neutral water for your garden, prize orchids, potted plants, and much more! The workshop is free to attend and recycled plastic 60-gallon food-grade drums (rain barrels) are available for purchase at $40.00 each. You may

Live in Central Miami-Dade and want to go solar?

Have you considered installing solar panels on your home, but concerned about the upfront costs? Here’s an idea: solar co-ops. Florida Solar United Neighborhoods (FLSUN) is helping homeowners throughout the state form community solar cooperatives to benefit from bulk purchase discounts for solar panels. Neighbors across the Key Biscayne, Coral Gables, City of Miami west to

World Turtle Day

In celebration of World Turtle Day, here is a video clip of the Florida Keys Loggerhead turtle released in Marathon a couple of months ago. The turtle, named Jean, was rescued off Duck Key in the Florida Keys in late December when she was found floating and unable to dive. The adolescent sea turtle was

Hug a Lake on Earth Day

The University of Miami invites you to celebrate Mother Earth on the Lakeside Patio April 21st from 10 am to 3 pm! SCHEDULE: – 10 am: Green Fair – ECO art exhibit – 12 pm: HUG THE LAKE – 12.30 pm: Roberta “Bosey” Fullbright Foote Environmental Prize Ceremony – 1 pm to 3 pm: Net

Celebrate Earth Day on The Underline

On Saturday, April 22nd get up and clean up in celebration of Earth Day! Friends of The Underline is partnering with the Miami Dade County Department of Transportation & Public Works to present Earth Day on The Underline! Join members of your community by volunteering to clean up the future Underline: Brickell Backyard from the

4earth: 4 days, 4 events, 4 earth with the Miami Seaquarium

For Earth Day 2017, the Miami Seaquarium has organized four days of ocean and environmental awareness. Each event will focus on different issues that impact our local ecosystems, presented in an entertaining and engaging program with hand-on activities. There is something for everyone with most of the events being family friendly and free! April 20, 6:00pm –