The Green Awareness Fair is an annual fair sponsored by Councilwoman Keys. The fair is an opportunity to educate the community on green products and services in their community that they did not previously know existed. It includes vendor booths, E-waste/ Shredder services, Sustainability Workshops and volunteer cleanup opportunities.
This matching grant program provides small businesses with 7 employees or less up to $5,000 to retrofit their operation with sustainable elements that will reduce energy costs and in turn greenhouse gas emissions. The grant funds the installation of efficient lighting fixtures and appliances, new insulation, draft/ light sealants for windows, and doors, and automatic timed devices, and provides options for small-scale solar energy fixtures.
North Miami has partnered with GoGreen-EcoBins for a cost free and aesthetically pleasing curbside recycling bins and associated disposal services, to promote a “Clean Streets Initiative” program for recycling and green awareness in communities across the United States. Ten (10) new GoGreen recycling bins have been installed along Biscayne Boulevard and NE 125th Street to supplement existing waste receptacles and provide an attractive and visible new recycling receptacle.
Neat Streets Miami is a County wide street tree program. Neat streets annually awards various organizations matching grants to advance the Million Trees Miami initiative, a community-wide effort to achieve a 30 percent tree canopy for Miami-Dade County. North Miami has been receiving this grant annually since 2015.