Category Archives: Sustainability

Earth Month Events by the WPB Dept. of Sustainability

Earth Month Events Calendar of Events The events listed here all relate to the mission of the City’s Sustainability Action Plan. Sustainability Action Plan Section 1: Natural Resources and Water Conservation. All of the events focus on water conservation and understanding the linkage between the City’s natural areas and its water supply, Grassy Waters Preserve. […]

Be a Part of One of the Greatest Sustainability Summits…FOR FREE!

Thanks to our great Sponsors, registration has just been made free to all businesses, residents, students, teachers and volunteers of West Palm Beach! (West Palm Beach, FL) – The e4 Sustainability Summit is just around the corner- and we’ve partnered with the National Green Schools Network to bring national speakers and exhibitors to the PB […]

New Program Across WPB Marks America Recycles Day

Program helps kick off America Recycles Day Come out to the November 30th Northwood Art and Wine Promenade to Check Out the New Program   (West Palm Beach, FL) – Residents across West Palm Beach now have some new options when they recycle.  It’s all part of marking today, November 15th, as America Recycles Day. […]

Watch Video – Save $$ – Join Better Buildings Challenge

Through its partnership with the Better Buildings Challenge, the City of West Palm Beach is looking to reduce energy usage 20% by 2020. If you own a business, you can reduce your energy usage and save money! Check out this video for more info: In addition, the City has partnered with neighboring cities to establish […]

Save Money – Join the WPB Better Buildings Challenge

Please join Mayor Muoio and Gil Sperling, Department of Energy Senior Advisor for Energy Efficiency on September 27, 5 – 7 pm, at the West Palm Beach Waterfront Lake Pavilion, 101 S. Flagler Drive as they introduce the Better Buildings Challenge for West Palm Beach A program to target energy reductions of 20% by 2020 […]

FREE Energy-Saving Workshop Aug. 8th 5:30-7:00 pm

Where: Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach When: Wednesday, August 8, 5:30-7:00 pm Workshop Topics: Reducing energy usage and utility bills FREE home/business energy audits Energy-efficient products Available rebates for energy-efficient retrofits PACE financing -Property Assessed Clean Energy for business 5:30 -  6:15 pm: Florida, Power & Light Save energy with retrofits & rebates […]

WPB named #1 “Most Livable” small city

The City of West Palm Beach has been awarded first place honors in the 2012 City Livability Awards Program during The U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 80th Annual Meeting in Orlando. This is the 33rd year in which cities have competed for the award. The award recognizes mayoral leadership in developing and implementing programs that improve […]

City of West Palm Beach Water Restrictions

City residents now can follow less severe SFWMD guidelines June 13, 2012 – Effective today, the City of West Palm Beach is lifting the one-day-per-week landscape irrigation restrictions that were put into place June, 2011. For the past year, City of West Palm Beach residents had been required to follow a landscape irrigation schedule that […]

Downtown WPB welcomes ‘WeCar’

It’s environmentally and business friendly, it’s ultra-convenient, and it’s now available in downtown West Palm Beach. On Monday, June 11, 2012, at 11:00am, West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio will be the first to take the City’s new “WeCar by Enterprise” for a spin around the block.  WeCar is a membership based car sharing program […]

FPL & City of West Palm Beach HEMI Event

Mayor Jeri Muoio, Commissioner William Moss, FPL volunteers and City Staff began Valentine’s Day lending a hand by providing free home energy makeovers as part of the HEMI (Home Energy Makeover Initiative) event. This is the third year the City has participated in the program. Forty-nine homes have been equipped with energy-saving upgrades such as […]

4th Annual e4 Sustainability Summit

A DAY OF “GREEN” FUN AND EDUCATION Free information to help you save water, energy and money WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (February 8, 2012) — The fourth annual e4 Sustainability Summit on February 10-25th,  will offer many days of fun and education to help local residents learn “green” best practices to save them water, energy […]

WPB e4 Sustainability Summit: Feb 10-25th

The 4th Annual e4 Sustainability Summit: Sustainable World will be kicking off on Feb.10 at the West Palm Beach Waterfront Commons. Join us in the Lake Pavilion for our Opening Reception! There will be music, refreshments, and the Grand Opening of our SITES Green Revolution- Sustainable World Exhibition. Following the opening of the Exhibit, join […]

More Trees to Grace Clear Lake Shoreline

Funds provided to city by the Urban and Community Forest grant program As a result of $18,210 in funding awarded by the Urban and Community Forest grant program, the shoreline of Clear Lake will be getting greener. The money will be used to plant trees which will serve as natural enhancement to Australian Avenue, providing […]

Mayor Jeri Muoio Supports Initiative to Promote Solar Energy

City of West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio has signed a letter of commitment for the SunShot Initiative. The move is in support of Palm Beach County’s grant proposal which is headed for the U.S. Department of Energy. The funding would be used to remove barriers that make solar energy more costly and therefore, discourage […]

Extreme Drought Prompts One Day Watering in WPB

The City of West Palm Beach and the region as a whole is in an extreme drought. The rain deficit has affected all area communities including our primary water supplies at Grassy Waters Preserve, Lake Mangonia and Clear Lake. Our lakes have dropped dramatically over the past several weeks and with no rainfall water supply […]