Easy tips to save!

Learn helpful strategies for saving energy and money at home, in the office, or even on the road by watching these Green Tips videos.

D-rop reminds you: Every Drop Counts!


Check out D-rop's YouTube channel to hear some great messages about conservation

Energy Tracking Tool


Free personal energy dashboard for residents and businesses to track and analyze energy use.

Carbon Footprints


How much carbon emissions are you producing in your home, on the road and when you travel? Find out by using FPL's Carbon Footprint Calculator, and measure your sustainability skills against friends and family.

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Welcome to Miami-Dade Green

Miami-Dade County invites you to become stewards of the environment.

Nestled between the Everglades and the sea, Miami-Dade County is blessed with a wealth of unique natural resources. Beautiful sandy beaches line the coast while Biscayne Bay is a playground for tourists and outdoor enthusiasts. To the west, Everglades National Park supports a wide variety of plant and animal life. These natural resources, coupled with our tropical climate, make Miami-Dade County a great place to live and visit.

Since we live in one of America’s most vulnerable communities, the County’s focus is to achieve aggressive water conservation, energy, climate change, and greenhouse gas reduction goals to sustain ourselves, our community and our natural resources. This effort includes the County’s implementation of GreenPrint – Our Design for a Sustainable Future. GreenPrint lays out a vision and action plan for a greener, more sustainable future in which we turn the pressing challenges of our day into opportunities for economic growth and a better quality of life.

 

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  • In most Florida homes, air conditioning accounts for 40% or more of the annual electric bill. Setting the temperature at 78 degrees combines comfort and energy efficiency.
  • The water heater is a large user of energy in most homes, and other wasteful water behaviors also waste energy.
  • The water heater is a large user of energy in most homes, and other wasteful water behaviors also waste energy.

Green News

Attend the Earth Day Eco Fair at Government Center lobby

Get tips on how to live and work green on Earth Day, April 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Follow the progress made in the County's sustainability plan

The GreenPrint Progress Report describes the advancement of initiatives made in the first two years. A central component of GreenPrint is the measure and target associated with each goal, as well as the GreenPrint Scorecard of high-level sustainability indicators. Read the GreenPrint Progress Report.

Come to Baynanza April 26

Enjoy a great day by the Bay at the Baynanza Biscayne Bay Cleanup Day on Saturday, April 26. Join thousands of volunteers and help clean of one of our most precious natural resources: Biscayne Bay. Boat captains are needed and event sponsorships available. Learn more and register for Baynanza.

Attend the Go SOLAR and Renewable Energy Fest June 6-7

The free event in Fort Lauderdale will feature information on alternative and renewable energy with a focus on the latest technologies, financing options and creating renewable energy jobs. This second annual outreach event is produced thanks to the SunShot Initiative Rooftop Solar Challenge II grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. Register now at http://www.gosolarflorida.org/. View the flyer.

Volunteer to clean up environmentally sensitive lands

Volunteer workdays to help restore environmentally sensitive lands are back! Check out the complete volunteer schedule for dates and locations, and learn how you can pre-register. Community service hours are available. Read about the Environmentally Endangered Lands Program's volunteer workdays.

Airport recycling efforts expanding this spring

Water bottles, soda cans and cardboard food containers discarded by Miami International Airport passengers will be recycled as part of a comprehensive effort at MIA to expand their recycling program. The effort is expected to begin as early as March, with containers added to MIA's North Terminal. Read the news release.

Track and analyze your energy and water use

Miami-Dade County is pleased to announce the availability of a FREE online energy and utility tracking tool. The free personal energy dashboard, powered by GreenQuest, enables community members to track and analyze the energy and water use for their home or place of business.

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