Green Infrastructure

Green infrastructure is the concept of incorporating both the natural environment and engineered elements into a wide array of functions or projects. This can range from green roofs to living shorelines and even bioswales. The benefits of green infrastructure include conserving ecosystem values and services, beautifying communities, reducing heat islands effects, and promoting environmental stewardship. Miami Beach, like many other cities, faces the impacts of sea level rise, climate change, and a growing population which results in an increasing demand for resources. Green infrastructure is not about a particular aesthetic or style but is based on the simple concept of reducing waste and using resources efficiently.

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Read the city’s action plans that outline projects and initiatives specifically tailored to Miami Beach’s strengths and vulnerabilities.

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Plastic Free
Miami Beach

It takes over 100 years for plastic to disintegrate. Learn why and how we're combating single-use plastic.

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Miami Beach is strengthening its ability to adjust to different and fluctuating conditions

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The innovative studies focus on and gather in depth information about Miami Beach's efforts to remain resilient.

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Learn about city's efforts to maintain and protect the pristine conditions of our waterways.

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