Environmental News

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​14th Annual SE FL Climate Leadership Summit Planned It Green

Emissions generated by this year’s SE FL Climate Leadership Summit will be offset by Broward’s Plan-It Green program. Plan-it Green is a local and voluntary carbon offset program intended to offset carbon emissions generated by local events and visitors. It provides the ability or those desiring to offset their carbon footprint to do so through a local carbon sequestration program. Contributions to the program fund local tree planting projects for the purpose of capturing and storing carbon from the atmosphere, thereby by reducing the local contribution to global warming.

Broward County Restricts Polystyrene, Single-use Plastic Straws and Stirrers use on County Property 

Restricting the use of polystyrene and single-use plastic products ​​on County property will reduce litter in the environment and is in the best interest of the health and well-being of County employees, residents, visitors, and natural systems.

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Hurricane Season is June 1st through November 30th

South Florida’s hurricane season is typically most active from August through October. Remain informed and prepared throughout this hurricane season by visiting the link below for resources such as a hurricane preparedness guide and other relevant information on evacuation routes, shelters, and alerts.​

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