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  • COMMISSIONER LEVINE CAVA TO SUPPORT ‘GREEN’ SCHOOLS IN DISTRICT 8

    Dream in Green is excited to announce a new collaboration with Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava and her team to support Miami-Dade County District 8 K-12 schools’ ‘green’ initiatives in the 2016-2017 academic year. District 8 includes Palmetto Bay, Cutler Bay, Homestead, Redland, the Falls, Princeton, Naranja, Leisure City and parts of West Kendall. Since the beginning […]

  • Introducing our newest staff and Executive Board members

    Dream in Green is excited to announce the addition of our newest team member, Ms. Alexandra Ender, who will be managing the Water and Energy Learning and Behavior (WE-LAB) Program and spearheading its expansion into Broward County. Alexandra is in charge of the development of the new WE-LAB Broward Project as well as the implementation of WE-LAB […]

  • Checklist for a more Sustainable Lifestyle

    What is a Carbon Footprint? We all have a carbon footprint, a measurement of the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) we create by our daily activities. When carbon is released into the atmosphere faster than it can be reabsorbed by natural processes, it contributes to global warming. Presently, CO2 is being released ~3x faster than […]

  • 67 awards were presented at the 10th annual Dream in Green Awards Ceremony

    On June 2nd, we celebrated the 10th annual Dream in Green Awards Ceremony – an event that recognizes the teachers, students, facilities staff and administrators of the schools that went above and beyond implementing our environmental education programs. Stearns Weaver, our unconditional sponsor for the past ten years, once again allowed us to host the […]

  • 2016 Summer Internships at Dream in Green

    Summary Dream in Green (DIG) is seeking two highly responsible individuals with strong writing and research skills to assist with several projects during the summer 2016. The interns will be involved in the development of new resources and educational materials for the launch of the 2016-2017 Green Schools Challenge (GSC).  They will also assist DIG staff in the […]

  • We are hiring! Looking for a WE-LAB Coordinator

    AVAILABLE POSITION:  WE-LAB (Water Energy – Learning And Behavior) Program Coordinator (part-time) Dream in Green (DIG) seeks a highly responsible professional to coordinate and manage the WE-LAB Program for the Miami-based, non-profit organization. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for the management of the WE-LAB School Program within the Dream in Green Academy, as well as the organization and implementation […]

  • M-DCPS sponsors STEM careers and interest with EXPO and other activities

    Recently, the Miami-Dade STEM Expo brought together Miami-Dade County’s most creative, intelligent, and resourceful students to compete and demonstrate their proficiency in STEM activities. The event took place at Miami Dade College, North Campus. The STEM Expo showcased the fruits of the students’ hard work and provided a learning experience on the responsibility of communicating […]

  • BIG PLANS AHEAD FOR WE-LAB

    Dream in Green’s WE-LAB (Water and Energy – Learning and Behavior) program underwent some changes this past year with the introduction of a new WE-LAB Coordinator to oversee program implementation, changes in the content of the presentation, and the hire of a new Water Use Efficiency Manager in Miami-Dade County to present the information on […]

  • WILL ACTIVE CITIZENSHIP HELP SLOW SEA LEVEL RISE IN THE 21ST CENTURY?

    Introduction The science behind sea level rise is now unquestionable: the burning of fossil fuels and other human activities releases enormous amounts of greenhouse gases which trap heat in the atmosphere and cause the Earth’s surface temperature to rise. As the atmosphere warms, ocean water absorbs extra heat and glaciers and ice sheets melt; not […]

  • The Importance of Recycling the Right Way

    Last week, Dream in Green’s staff toured Waste Management’s recycling facilities in Pembroke Pines. To our surprise, it was an eye-opening experience. Many of us think that because we recycle we are doing the right thing. However, that depends on the items we recycle and their condition. Garden hose = NOT recyclable The facility has […]

  • The People’s Climate March

    On October 14th, over 1,500 people came together for one purpose: to demand politicians and South Florida community leaders to take action on climate change and sea level rise with real solutions. Crowds gathered in downtown Miami and walked to the Torch of Friendship on Biscayne Boulevard chanting “the seas are rising, and so are […]