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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.
- 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.
- Toaster or microwave ovens use less energy and add less heat to the kitchen compared to a conventional oven.
Arch Creek Sea Level Rise and Flood Resiliency Community Workshop
Miami-Dade County Office Of Resilience is hosting the Arch Creek Sea Level Rise & Flood Resiliency Community Workshop on Thursday, May 17, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the North Miami Library, 835 NE 132 Street, Miami, FL 33161. Join us in conversation to provide input and creative solutions to address sea level rise and flood resiliency in parts of North Miami, North Miami Beach, Biscayne Park, Miami Shores and nearby areas of Unincorporated Miami-Dade County. These areas are part of the Arch Creek Basin, which was the first pilot plan of the Adaptation Action Area. For more information, 305-375-5593 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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