Category Archives: Sustainability

Public Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Opening Ceremony

Public Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Opening Ceremony Tesla Roadster, Nissan Leaf, Gold Coast Electric Auto Association to participate The City of West Palm Beach and the Office of Sustainability will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony introducing the City’s first electric vehicle charging stations to be held on June 3, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. on the […]

FREE Eco-Movies at the West Palm Beach Waterfront Pavilion

There is still time to enjoy a free eco-movie presentation at the West Palm Beach Waterfront Pavilion. Learn more about environmental issues through this entertaining movie series. The remaining dates and times are below: Wednesday, April 20, 7 PM – Dirt the Movie Thursday, April 21, 7 PM – Vanishing of the Bees Friday, April […]

West Palm Beach e4 Sustainability Summit: April 16

GREEN FAMILY GREEN BUSINESS GREEN FUTURE Join us April 16, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The third Annual e4 Sustainability Summit is fast approaching! Join the City’s Office of Sustainability on April 16 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the beautiful Waterfront Commons and recently recognized LEED Silver-certified Lake Pavilion for a day of […]

City’s Green Task Force Presents a Call to Action

When: Monday, July 19, 2010, at 9:00 a.m. Where: Commission Chambers, WPB City Hall, 401 Clematis Street How can West Palm Beach be as “green” as possible? How can the City and the people who live here save energy, create green jobs and protect our natural resources? The City of West Palm Beach’s Green Task […]

Earth Day Event & World’s First e-Source Center

Join the President of the National Green Energy Council-Ralph Avallone, The Head of Italian Trade Commission Clean Technology-Claire Servini, A host of Internationally recognized eco scientist/engineers/pioneers, green business developers and investors,  Mayor Lois Frankel and hundreds of supporters for Earth Day 2010 and for the grand opening of the world’s first e-source center.  There will […]

City Attracting “Green” Jobs, Helping People Save Money on Energy

When:  Saturday, April 17, 2010, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Where:  Kravis Center Cohen Pavilion, WPB The City of West Palm Beach will continue its effort to create green jobs, protect our environment and help people save money on energy costs at the Second Annual Sustainability Summit.  The Summit is being held on Saturday, […]

100 Local Kids Spend Spring Break Volunteering

When:  Wednesday, March 17, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. Where:  Grassy Waters Preserve, 8264 Northlake Boulevard (03/16/10)  One hundred teenagers from King’s Academy will be spending part of their Spring Break planting new trees, removing invasive plants and doing other volunteer work at Grassy Waters Preserve in the City of West Palm Beach. The kids will […]

Mayor to Discuss Solar Energy Report

When:  Tuesday, March 16, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. Where:  WPB Waterfront Lake Pavilion, 101 North Flagler Drive (03/15/10)  City of West Palm Beach Mayor Lois Frankel will join Environment Florida to outline a vision to expand the role of solar energy in our area at a press conference on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, at 10:00 […]

1,000 Mayors and Counting…

WPB among the 1,000 Cities that Have Signed Historic Climate Change Pact (Friday, October 2, 2009)  A total of one thousand mayors, including West Palm Beach Mayor Lois J. Frankel, have now signed the U.S. Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Agreement-a landmark pledge for mayors across the country to take bold action to significantly reduce […]

City Brings Tree Planting Program to Coleman Park

When:  Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at 9:30 a.m. Where:  Coleman Park Community Center, 1116 21st Street, WPB (03/03/09)  City of West Palm Beach Mayor Lois J. Frankel will join neighborhood leaders in continuing to expand the City’s Tree Replacement Program at a tree giveaway on Wednesday, March 4, 2009, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the […]

WPB’s First-Ever “Green” Summit

When:  Wednesday, February 25, 2009 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Where:  Harriet Himmel Theater, CityPlace, WPB (02/24/09)  West Palm Beach residents, local business owners and environmental groups will help lead the City of West Palm Beach’s first-ever Sustainability Summit on Wednesday, February 25, 2009.  The Summit begins at 10:00 a.m. and runs until 5:00 […]