Certified Project

Project Detail

Plantation, City of

Address:
400 NW 73rd Ave
Plantation, FL 33317
Type:
Local Government
Status:
Certified
Certification Date:
June 26, 2009
Certification Level:
Gold
Certification Score:
42
Certification Version:
1
Registration Date:
October 2, 2008
Submittal Date:
May 19, 2009
Project Contact:
Carlos Gonzalez
Project Contact Phone:
954-585-2330
Website:
http://www.plantation.org

Company

Name:
City of Plantation
Address:
400 NW 73rd Ave
Plantation, FL 33317
Phone:
954-797-2227
Fax:
954-797-2223
Website:
http://www.plantation.org/

Property

New/Existing:
New
Project Population:
82934
Affordable Housing:
No

Certification Review

Evaluator:
Jeremy Nelson

Green Achievements

  • Sustainability efforts concentrated on the city's policies and daily activities including
  • Recycling toner cartridges
  • Reusing scrap paper for note pads
  • Donating end-of-life computer equipment to non-profit organizations
  • Utilize drought tolerant landscaping
  • Qualified as a Tree City USA community for 30 years
  • Community education efforts include hosting an annual "Green Day", which provides information on living more sustainably to residents and businesses
  • Their "Operation Habitat" campaign helps schools, businesses and residents learn how to create backyard wildlife habitats
  • The waste management department developed a cost structure by the bag, encouraging solid waste reduction and recycling
  • On request, provides a real-time water monitoring device for residents, which helps encourage water conservation and identifying leaks
  • Has a disaster mitigation program that identifies reuse and recycling opportunities for C&D debris, fallen trees, and other salvageable materials

Green Team Contacts

Coordinator

Susan DiLaura
City of Plantation
400 NW 73rd Ave, Plantation, FL 33317
Phone: 954-797-2227
Fax: 954-797-2223
http://www.plantation.org/

Coordinator

Carlos Gonzalez
City of Plantation
400 NW 73rd Ave, Plantation, FL 33317
Phone: 954-797-2227
Fax: 954-797-2223
http://www.plantation.org/