Our Sponsors

  • Thanking Our Sponsors

    Dream in Green’s annual sponsors are key to helping us achieve our mission of environmental sustainability. It is through their contributions that our environmental education programs can be successfully implemented and result in change.

    Platinum – $20,000+
    Gold – $10,000-$19,999
    Silver – $5,000-$9,999
    Bronze – $1,000-$4,999

    WE-LAB – $2,500

Platinum Level


  • EPA

    Established on December 2, 1970 to consolidate in one agency a variety of federal research, monitoring, standard-setting, and enforcement activities to ensure environmental protection. In order to accomplish its mission of protecting human health and the environment, the EPA develops and enforces regulations, studies environmental issues, provides grants to state environmental programs, non-profit organizations, education institutes and others, and creates sponsor partnerships with businesses, non-profits, and state and local governments. Learn more at www.epa.gov.

  • Miami-Dade County

    Miami-Dade County is committed to greening South Florida and endorsing environmental protection. It encompasses more than 2,000 square miles, which includes one-third of Everglades National Park. Miami-Dade County’s environmental programs include sectors in recycling, green government, climate change, tap water initiatives, and energy conservation. Learn more at www.miamidade.gov.

Gold Level

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    Established in 1947, Peacock Foundation, Inc’s mission has been to “enhance and promote the good health and well-being of children and families through contributions, gifts, and grants to eligible nonprofit organizations primarily in Miami-Dade County.” They have helped hundreds of non-profit organizations with their missions to improve South Floridians’ lives. For more information please visit http://peacockfoundationinc.org/

  • Founded in 1993, The Everglades Foundation, a nonprofit, has become one of the most well known advocates “dedicated to leading efforts to restore and protect the greater Everglades ecosystem”.

    Dream in Green and The Everglades Foundation will introduce The Phosphorous Challenge to high school students enrolled in The Academy. Students will learn about nutrient pollution in freshwater bodies, the subsequent algal blooms and the consequences these have on ecosystems. The challenge encourages students to develop possible solutions to the phosphorous problem plaguing the Everglades.

    To learn more about The Everglades Foundation and everything they do, click here.

  • Celebrity Cruises’ iconic “X” is the mark of modern luxury, with its cool, contemporary design and warm spaces; dining experiences where the design of the venues is as important as the cuisine; and the amazing service that only Celebrity can provide, all created to provide an unmatchable experience for vacationers’ precious time. Celebrity Cruises’ 12 ships offer modern luxury vacations visiting all seven continents. Celebrity also presents incredible cruise tour experiences in Alaska and Canada. Celebrity is one of five cruise brands operated by global cruise vacation company Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

  • The Kirk Foundation continues the good work of its founder, R. Kirk Landon, who believed that it was important to “support the youth through arts and education” here in South Florida. For more information on the Kirk Foundation please visit kirk-foundation.org.

Silver Level

  • Covanta Energy


    Covanta Energy is one of the world’s largest owners and operators of infrastructure for the conversion of waste-to-energy. It aims to provide sustainable energy solutions to ensure waste is reused whenever possible. Covanta provides services for businesses, industries and municipalities. Covanta operates and maintains ownership positions in over 40 energy-from-waste facilities located in North America, Italy, and China. Covanta also operates other waste management businesses such as transfer stations and metal recycling facilities. Learn more at www.covanta.com.

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    Since its founding in 2014, Vertical Bridge has quickly become the largest private owner and manager of communications infrastructure in the United States. Vertical Bridge sites are located in hard-to-zone areas, thus providing their clients with the opportunity of enhancing their subscribers’ experience by means of  improved network performance. Built for capacity and geographically dispersed, Vertical bridge sites offer some of the best solutions for the communications industry. Learn more at www.verticalbridge.com/

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    The Key Biscayne Community Foundation’s mission “is to enable, facilitate, and empower residents to make a positive difference in the local, greater, and global community through programs, grant making, fiscal scholarship, and community leadership.” KBCF helps philanthropic individuals aid the charitable causes close to their hearts. Their grant program supports organizations throughout Miami-Dade, allowing their impact to reach outside of Key Biscayne. Read more about their efforts at http://www.keybiscaynecommunityfoundation.org/

  • Through a partnership between the Florida Department of Transportation and Miami-Dade County Public Schools, SchoolPool “connects families interested in carpooling, biking or walking to and from school and provides incentives to parents and students who share the ride.” The program is free and helps schools to reduce traffic hazards as well as reduce environmental impacts. If you are interested in SchoolPool visit http://www.goschoolpool.com/

  • Mercantil Bank, N.A. is one of the largest banks in South Florida serving its community for over 35 years.
    Mercantil Servicios Financieros (MSF), a Venezuelan holding company, beneficially owns the Bank through
    U.S. bank holding companies. MSF is the largest provider of financial services in Venezuela with more than
    90 years of experience. Mercantil Bank has assets of $8.4 billion. The Bank is headquartered in Coral
    Gables, Florida and has 22 Banking Centers – 15 located in South Florida and 7 in Houston, Texas, as well
    as 1 loan production office in Manhattan, New York.

 Bronze Level

  • The Hamra Group

    The Hamra Group focuses on empowering changemakers–citizens, businesses, and government leaders–to integrate low-carbon, triple bottom-line “thinking and doing” that benefits society in the short, medium, and long term. Greg Hamra, the founder of the Hamra Group, is a proven sustainability educator, advocate, and communication skills coach. Learn more at www.hamra.net.


  • TD Charitable Foundation

    TD Charitable Foundation, founded in 2002, is a division of TD Bank committed to making a meaningful and positive contribution to the individuals, families, businesses and communities in our marketplace. TD works with neighborhood groups and donates thousands of hours of volunteer time to numerous civic and non-profit organizations. The TD Charitable Foundation focuses on the following areas of giving: affordable housing, education/financial literacy, and environmental safety. TD Charitable Foundation has supported over 6000 community organizations to make a positive impact on our community. Learn more at www.tdbank.com.

  • Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson

    Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A is a full-service law firm with more than 110 attorneys serving clients throughout Florida and nationwide. Stearns Weaver Miller’s clients range from small start-up ventures to some of the largest multinational corporations in the world, as well as some of the country’s most successful individuals and entrepreneurs. Stearns Weaver Miller is consistently recognized among the best law firms in Florida and enjoy numerous accolades from top publications, including The National Law JournalChambers and Partners USA, and The Best Lawyers in America. Stearns Weaver Miller provides financial and leadership support to a myriad of not-for-profit organizations impacting the arts, awareness, children and families, community service, education, the environment, health and wellness, and legal services in our community and beyond. Learn more at www.stearnsweaver.com.

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    Daniella Levine Cava was elected in 2014 to serve as the Miami-Dade County Commissioner representing District 8, which includes Palmetto Bay, Cutler Bay, Homestead, and unincorporated areas of South Dade. Championing many programs that have created hundreds of jobs in her district while advocating for environmental sustainability, Commissioner Cava stresses giving back and creating equal opportunity. Commissioner Cava welcomes communication from district 8 residents as she hopes to foster a greater sense of civic involvement in her region. Learn more at http://www.miamidade.gov/district08/home.asp


    The Miami Heat became program partners with DIG in 2016 and that partnership has been a complete success. The Miami Heat play in the American Airlines Arena which was awarded LEED Certification for Existing Buildings: Opertaions & Maintenance by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in April 2009. The AAA is one of two arenas in the entire country to receive this award. Their commitment to sustainability and the green building movement make them perfect partners for DIG’s programs.

    For more information about the Miami Heat and the American Airlines Arena visit:

    http://www.nba.com/heat/ and http://www.aaarena.com/arena-information/sustainability

  • Waste Management

    Founded in 1894 and based in Houston, Texas, Waste Management is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. WM also serves as North America’s largest residential recycler, currently managing nearly 12 million tons of materials, including metal, plastic, glass, electronics, and paper at 120 facilities. The company’s nearly 21 million customers include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout North America. WM is an exceptionally strong corporate citizen here in South Florida, with programs addressing community concerns and supporting many local events and celebrations. WM also extends various services to aid local communities and non-profits in order to make a positive impact on our community. Learn more at www.wm.com.

  • C&S Wholesale Grocers is largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. They serve 6,500 stores in 15 states. Started almost 100 years ago C&S is still a family-owned and -operated company dedicated to delivering the best service and value to their customers. For more information about C&S Wholesale Grocers visit: http://www.cswg.com/

  • Cleanyst is on a mission to clean up the home, body and planet by empowering consumers to easily mix their favorite household and personal care products with concentrates and tap water.  The Cleanyst mixing platform features a small appliance, concentrate-filled pouches and reusable bottles for mixing and dispensing finished products made with the system.  We seek to reduce packaging waste and the carbon footprint of home and body care products, all while saving money for the consumer.  The platform also unlocks exciting new options for consumer engagement and product personalization, including for scent and other product attributes.

  • “At its heart, The Spinnaker Group is a collection of professionals who are dedicated to the sustainability of the built environment, a goal that can only be achieved by meeting the building community’s need for better information and tools. As Sustainable Building Consultants and leaders in the movement, including the Living Building Challenge, The Spinnaker Group has helped build better, smarter, easier to operate and more cost effective buildings for our diverse range of clients.” For more information on The Spinnaker Group visit http://thespinnakergroupinc.com/.

  • STS Electronic Recycling, Inc., an a EPA Certified IT Asset Disposal Service Provider and Recycler based in Jacksonville, Texas, provides free computer, laptop and tablet recycling as well as computer liquidation and ITAD services to businesses across the United States.

WE-LAB Sponsor

  • Baptist Health South Florida

    Baptist Health aims to improve the health and well-being of individuals in the communities it serves. Baptist Health has consistently maintained high standards of clinical and service excellence and is dedicated to providing high-quality, cost-effective, compassionate healthcare services. Learn more at www.baptisthealth.net.

  • Doral City Florida

    Doral, incorporated on June 24, 2003,  one of thirty-four municipalities in Miami-Dade County. The city was named #2 of America’s Top 25 towns to live well for its cultural amenities, pro-business environments, and highly educated workforce by Forbes.com. From 2008 to 2013, Doral has been awarded Tree City USA. Learn more at www.cityofdoral.com.

  • Pinecrest was incorporated on March 12, 1996 and is one of thirty-four municipalities in Miami-Dade County. The Village of Pinecrest is nationally recognized as a Tree City USA, a Playful City USA and a Community of Respect.  In 2011, the South Florida Business Journal recognized Pinecrest as one of the ten best places in Florida for “quality of life.”. To learn more go to www.pinecrest-fl.gov/.