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Current Highlights

 
  • The date has been set for Dark Sky Fest - February 21, 2015. For more information visit [LINK]
  • Operation Clean Sweep is a mobile pesticide collection program offering free pick up of the first 500 lbs for farms, nurseries, pest control companies, and golf courses. Visit the Florida Department of Environmental Protection's website for more information. [LINK]
  • See what changes are proposed for the PBC Wellfield Protection Zones [LINK]
  • Read the Fall Edition of Environmental Times [PDF]
  • Check out our new Palm Beach County Natural Areas Guide and plan your next visit [PDF]
  • Learn about natural beaches and wrack lines in this video from Audubon Florida [VIDEO]
  • Stay up to date on our projects with the Department's Monthly Status Reports. [LINK]
 

Environmental Sustainability

 

"Treat the Earth well. It is not inherited from your parents,
it is borrowed from your children."
~Old Kenyan proverb

In order to live in a sustainable environment, the Earth's resources must be used at a rate at which they can be replenished. In an effort to ensure our county reaches the goal of "sustainable living", the Palm Beach County (PBC) Board of County Commissioners has initiated a new way of doing County business that will effectively manage energy, air, water, waste, health, and land.

While each County department plays a role in this process, the Department of Environmental Resources Management is leading the way. Our role is to:

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