As we continue our recovery and cleanup efforts, please visit the Emergency website for the latest information on openings and closings in Miami-Dade County.
Many businesses in Miami-Dade County have taken steps to incorporate sustainable practices into their operations, therefore improving performance and achieving operational cost savings. Some benefits to greening business operations include:
- 15-30% savings on cleaning costs
- 35% in energy savings
- 20-60% in water savings
Join a growing number of businesses that are improving the local economy, environment and quality of life, while saving money.
Green Business Resources
Miami-Dade has developed Green Business Resources to help businesses go above and beyond basic green measures. Check out our checklists and resources guides to assist with the energy, water and waste-reduction goals of your business. Also check out these tips for ideas and ways to green your business.
Green Lodging Program
Miami-Dade County has partnered with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Green Lodging Program to assist local hotels in obtaining their State of Florida Green Lodging Designation. Many Miami-Dade hotels have received this designation and you can find them by using this green lodging map.
The program’s environmental guidelines allow the hospitality industry to evaluate its operations, set goals and take specific actions to continuously improve environmental performance. Green Lodging Tips provide information on ways to green a hotel.
Recycling used equipment
Miami-Dade businesses are encouraged to replace inefficient appliances with ENERGY STAR-qualified products
Refer to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) list of companies that de-manufacture and recycle televisions, computers and other electronic equipment. By providing this list, DEP and Miami-Dade County do not endorse specific equipment or companies.
State & Federal Incentive Programs
- Florida Green Building incentives
- State Incentives for Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency
- Federal Incentives for Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency
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