- The Property Assessed Clean Energy Program (PACE) is a financing option for energy efficiency and conservation projects available to residential and commercial property owners in Broward County and participating cities. Learn More...
- Be a responsible pet owner and remember to Scoop the Poop! Help us spread the message and engage with us.
- It’s hatchling season in Broward, which means sea turtle hatchlings will soon be emerging from their nests nightly! Since sea turtles use light to find the ocean, it is important to shield or turn off artificial lights that are visible from the beach. DO NOT approach or handle hatchling or adult sea turtles. Call the Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program hotline at 954-328-0580 if a sea turtle is injured or in danger. Learn More...
- Broward County has been a member of the U.S. Green Building Council since 2002, and several employees are LEED-accredited professionals. The County passed a “Green Building” resolution in 2008 to make all new building construction LEED-certified minimum. The latest County building to achieve certification is the new Animal Care & Adoption Facility. View list of Broward County LEED Certified Buildings
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Unplug used electronics:
Reduce phantom electricity by unplugging unused items. Many Appliances still consume energy even when turned off. Items left plugged into the wall, such as a cell phone charger or laptop adapter, can leak more than 20 watts of power depending on household usage.
Did You Know…Buying products made from recycled materials can reduce the need for manufacturers use of toxic chemicals needed when making products from raw materials. Turning trees into paper requires a substantial amount of water and contribute to air and water pollution. The Environment Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that recycling 1 ton of paper saves 17 trees and 7,000 gallons of water.
Buy Items Made from Recycled Materials: Using recycled materials can cut down on the energy used in the manufacturing process, dramatically reducing greenhouse gas emissions and other air pollutants.