The Miami-Dade County Department of Solid Waste Management has teamed up with Autocar and Parker Hannifin to become the first municipal solid waste agency in the United States to use Parker HannifinÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¬ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¾Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢s unique hybridÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¬ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“drive system in its waste collection fleet. The first of six hybrid waste collection vehicles will be delivered September 15 to Miami-Dade County in a ceremony with Mayor Carlos Alvarez and other dignitaries at 9 a.m. at the Stephen P. Clark Center Building, 111 NW 1 Street, in downtown Miami.
Miami-Dade CountyÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¬ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¾Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢s Office of Sustainability announces the launch of the Renovation for Energy Efficiency Loan (REEL) program for businesses to implement energy efficiency retrofits. REEL, administered by the South Florida Regional Planning Council, is a $1.5 million revolving loan fund that provides funding to businesses to institute capital improvements to their properties that result in a reduction in the electrical energy consumed by the business. All local businesses in Miami-Dade County may apply for REEL.
Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Dennis C. Moss is pleased to host a Home Energy Savings Workshops in District 9 on Wednesday, September 15, 2010, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm (registration begins at 6:00 pm) at the Phichol E. Williams Community Center, 951 SW 4th Street, Homestead, FL 33030. The workshops are being held to educate residents on energy efficiency and conservation and provide homeowners with the information, resources and incentives to reduce their utility costs. Participants will receive a free energy savings toolkit valued at over $100 and learn to track household energy consumption/reduction.
â€œKnowledge is power; I hope many residents of my district can take advantage of the information that will be provided in the workshops as it will help them save money by reducing the energy use in their home,Â said Chairman Moss.