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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]