Local Government

Recycling in Condos: Miami, It’s the Law!

Recycling in Condos: Miami, It’s the Law!

Live in a condo in Miami Dade County, but they don't offer recycling? Weird, since it's been the law since 1992. Now it's easy to get your condo to recycle, and they don't even have to know it was you who did it.

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I Love Tap Water: Miami-Dade

I love Tap Water. In fact, it’s an issue I plan to get more heavily involved in the the coming year. Miami Dade County recently held an “I Love Tap Water” campaign and made a fantastically cheesy video to promote drinking tap water. Check it...

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Miami 21 @ City Hall on Thursday. Be there!

Miami 21 @ City Hall on Thursday. Be there!

Miami 21, the much anticipated rewrite of the City’s Zoning Code, is coming before the City Commission for its first reading this Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 2pm. Be there or be square. But seriously, show up and show your support for this plan that is going to help make Miami greener and codes simpler! Here is a summary of the project provided by the City of Miami. WHAT IS MIAMI 21? Miami 21...

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BikeTown Comes to Miami – Win a Free Bike

BikeTown Comes to Miami – Win a Free Bike

Mayor Manny Diaz and Special-Aide-to-the-City-of-Miami-turned-super-duper-local-bike-advocate Kathryn Moore are at it again! Although Bike Miami has been on a mini-hiatus due to summertime, the wheels are still turning. Bicycling Magazine’s BikeTown is headed for Miami’s own Bayfront Park on Thursday, August 27, 2009. In fact, they are giving away 30 new bicycles and gear to...

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Eco Groups Recommend: Talk to Your Rep ASAP

Eco Groups Recommend: Talk to Your Rep ASAP

[UPDATE: GreenPeace is opposing the bill in it's current form, as it has been "weakened" too much. See below.] From the local Sierra Club: Please call Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen today at (305) 668-2285 and ask her to vote FOR the energy and climate bill (American Clean Energy and Security Act (HR 2454) ). The vote is Friday or Saturday so please call now. I might also recommend writing a short...

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Green Week in Miami

It’s “green week” in Miami and these are the events left this week! Check presentation to Dream in Green at City of Miami Commission Meeting Thursday, June 25, 2009 Through the Gateway to Green event, the city’s first green building conference that took place in April 2009, the City collected proceeds over $5,000. Mayor Manny Diaz will join the City Commission to present a...

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