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June 2020

Sustainachella – Recycling 101

June 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In partnership with Waste Management and the City of Coral Gables, learn about the recycling industry and the do's & don'ts of recycling. REGISTER HERE Recycling 101 June 9, 2020 | 4PM Zoom Based Webinar Guest Speakers Shiraz Kashar, Waste Management Matthew Anderson, City of Coral Gables Elaine Christian, City of West Palm Beach

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Sustainachella – Hurricane Prep

June 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us during this hurricane preparation workshop designed to help residents and neighborhoods prepare for hurricane season. The city will offer resources to help residents prepare for before and during an impending storm. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions about storm safety and preparedness.  REGISTER HERE Hurricane Prep June 11, 2020 | 4PM Zoom Based Webinar Guest Speakers Shari Lipner, City of Miami Beach Valines Irene, City of Miami Beach Kevin Peters, Leon County Maria Rometo, Sarasota County…

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Sustainachella – Turtle Talks

June 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sea turtle season is here! Learn about the biology of our marine friends and how you can help protect them! REGISTER HERE Turtle Talks June 16, 2020 | 4PM Zoom Based Webinar Guest Speakers Dr. Daniel Evans, PhD., Sea Turtle Conservancy Irene K. Kelly, NOAA Yanira Pineda, City of Miami Beach

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Sustainability Committee Meeting

June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 22, 2020

City Manager’s Small Conference Room, 1700 Convention Center Drive - 4th Floor
Miami Beach, Florida 33139

The role of the Miami Beach Sustainability Committee is to identify and promote policies and practices within the City to help achieve a sustainable environment. We encourage environmental awareness among our residents, employees, and business partners to help accomplish our goal of keeping Miami Beach green.   Location: City Manager's Small Conference Room 1700 Convention Center Drive 4th Floor Miami Beach, FL 33139   Please visit www.mbrisingabove.com/committee for confirmation on upcoming meetings.  

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Sustainachella – Turnip for Urban Farming

June 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Urban farming is the practice of growing food or having a farm in an urban setting. These farms help promote sustainability, the importance of proper nutrition, and teaches the practice of growing your own food. REGISTER HERE Turnip for Urban Farming June 25, 2020 | 4PM Zoom Based Webinar Guest Speakers Chris French, French Farms Tamara Sherril, Maui Nui Botanical Gardens Makale'a , County of Maui Tobias Fox, Science and Sustainability Inc. Anna Delaney, Āina Hoʻokupu O Kīlauea’s (AHK’s) Niki Kunioka-Volz,…

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July 2020

Virtual Sustainachella – The Other Miami Dolphin

July 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us to learn more about dolphins in our beautiful Biscayne Bay. REGISTRATION LINK HERE July 9, 2020 | 4PM Guest Speaker Dr. Jenny Litz, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, PRBD Acting Marine Mammal Branch Chief NOAA Fisheries, SEFSC Dr. Jeremy Kiszka, FIU, Assistant Professor

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Virtual Sustainachella | The Power of Communicating

July 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us to learn more about virtual (and real) presentations. Our experts will give you some tips about how to become better presenters. REGISTRATION LINK HERE The Power of Communicating July 13, 2020 | 12PM Zoom Based Webinar Guest Speakers Michael Shank, ,Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance, Communications Director Julia Peek, Urban Sustainability Directors Network, Communications Director

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Virtual Sustainachella | Boat Safety & Mini Lobster Season

July 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us to learn more on boat safety tips and mini-lobster season. REGISTRATION LINK HERE Boat Safety & Mini Lobster Season July 17, 2020 | 4PM Guest Speakers Officer Robert Cabanas, City of Miami Beach Manoj Shivlani, University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Lecturer

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Sustainability Committee Meeting

July 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The role of the Miami Beach Sustainability Committee is to identify and promote policies and practices within the City to help achieve a sustainable environment. We encourage environmental awareness among our residents, employees, and business partners to help accomplish our goal of keeping Miami Beach green.   Location: https://zoom.us/j/96668733243 Or iPhone one-tap : US: +13017158592,,96668733243#  or +13126266799,,96668733243# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 301 715 8592  or +1 312 626 6799…

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September 2020

Household Hazardous Waste and Paper Shred-a-thon

September 13 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
40th Street and Chase Avenue, 40th Street and Chase Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Hazardous Waste Leftover household products that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable or reactive ingredients are considered to be "hazardous waste". These products contain harmful ingredients that require special care when disposed of to help protect human health and the quality of the environment. The city has organized a free household hazardous waste collection event for residents. Drop off your household chemicals and hazardous waste, including paints, cleaners, motor oil, propane, pool chemicals, batteries, electronics, inkjet, toner and laser printer cartridges for proper…

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