Miami Green Homes


Amazon Opens Cashierless Supermarket in Latest Push to Sell Food – WSJ
February 26, 2020, 6:09 pm
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The e-commerce giant rolled out its checkout-free “Go” technology in a large grocery store and plans to license the cashierless system to other retailers.
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/amazon-opens-cashierless-supermarket-in-latest-push-to-sell-food-11582617660



AIA Miami, USGBS and Blink present – EV Infrastructure & Sustainable Building Practices Tickets, Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 6:00 PM | Eventbrite

Eventbrite – Blink Charging presents EV Infrastructure & Sustainable Building Practices – Thursday, February 20, 2020 at The Miami Center for Architecture & Design, Miami, FL. Find event and ticket information.

— Read on and Register:

www.eventbrite.com/e/ev-infrastructure-sustainable-building-practices-tickets-70508267125



Solar System Guide for South Florida – guest post by Reese Lawley
January 16, 2020, 8:45 pm
Filed under: Uncategorized

Solar energy is the cheapest, most accessible and plentiful energy source on the planet. It is possible to run solar power for everyday electrical uses such as air conditioners, water heaters and anything that works with gas and electricity. We’ve compiled a plethora of information solar energy answering common questions such as “What is solar energy?” and “Is solar right for me?”, plus so much more. The guide was created for consumers that need assistance in learning about and making purchasing decisions pertaining to solar energy. In it, we have information about the way solar works, who is a good candidate for solar, and the different types of solar.

Check out the full guide here:

https://west-palm-beach.consumeraffairs.com/solar-energy-companies-west-palm-beach/



Australia Wildlife buschfire rescue help

Interested in helping with bushfire rescue help but concerned about Social Media cons?

Here is some solid direction from a local friend in Melbourne, Australia (Thank you Otto !) to avoid any potential scams:

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“The state government has set up an independent reife fund organization. Via a larger domestic bank, as they are best to handle money and are audited by government to not cream up.
The government has also stated that funds are to be redirected as fast as possible to people. Insurance companies have flown in assessors from OS to help out and expedite things.
You can make an online donation if you click on the link below:
 
You will need to put in the following address as it will not accept an overseas address.
PO Box 480 
Bendigo 
VIC 
3550
 
If you use your email address for the donation, this will generate an automated tax receipt directly to you.
 
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To make a donation via Paypal/ EFT please use the following bank account details –
 
Account Number: 150 331 916
BSB Number: 633 000
SWIFT: BENDAU3B
Bank Account Name: Bushfire Disaster Appeal 
Reference: Insert Name of Donor and the Name of Appeal you are donating to.
 
There is a list of Bushfire appeals on our website https://www.communityenterprisefoundation.com.au/make-a-donation/
 
If you require a taxation receipt please email the foundation team at Foundation.mailbox@bendigoadelaide.com.au and please include reference details and amount donated.

 



An Adventure Through The Afterlife Of Our Discarded Stuff In ‘Secondhand’ | On Point

The need for used items to have a secondhand life is increasing both in the U.S. and around the world. We unpack where your used, discarded and donated stuff ends up after its left your possession.
— Read on www.wbur.org/onpoint/2019/11/12/travels-through-the-afterlife-of-our-discarded-stuff-in-secondhand

Excellent and important topic!!



There Goes The Neighborhood: Miami – Part 2 (From The Stakes) | WLRN

The fear of mass displacement isn’t paranoia for black people in Liberty City. It’s family history. WLRN and WYNC studios present the second episode of a
— Read on www.wlrn.org/post/there-goes-neighborhood-miami-part-2-stakes



Climate Gentrification – study applied to Miami – Interesting podcast. There Goes the Neighborhood: Miami—Part 1 (from The Stakes) | WLRN

First of 3 parts looking at the concept of climate gentrification in Miami. Does seawater change where future developments will happen? Taking over high ground LIttle Haiti and Liberty City for future developments may suggest that it is a real consideration.

Listen to the podcast through WLRN.

The sea level is rising–and so is the rent.  WLRN and WYNC studios present the first episode of a three part series on climate gentrification.
— Read on http://www.wlrn.org/post/there-goes-neighborhood-miami-part-1-stakes



reuse revolution – on point animation, Greenpeace

www.instagram.com/tv/B4eb2MLFXm_/



Published ! Sebastian Eilert featured among 30 most influential world architects on sustainable design

It is an honor to be published in this amazing coffee table book out of Spain, highlighting 30 world architects. Content is both in English and Spanish.

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Sebastian Eilert of Sebastian Eilert Architecture features two  projects that highlight sustainable and durable design in sub-tropical climates, such as Miami, Florida. The Moorings and Triana residence also highlight design versatility for this type of climate while complying with strict building code regulations to exceed 175 mph winds for Hurricane safe design. 

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You can see the projects on the company website and find the book in the Green Art Store here.



Oregon Passes Most Comprehensive Plastic Bag Ban in the Country – Surfrider Foundation

Following the passage of the Sustainable Shopping Initiative (House Bill 2509), a bill eliminating single use plastic carry out bags, Oregon has become the third state to pass a policy addressing this chronic source of plastic pollution via the legislature. Through a strong alliance of business, environmental and waste management professionals, the bill passed with the Oregon Senate today and is now headed to the Governor’s office. With the inclusion of restaurants, Oregon’s Sustainable Shopping Initiative is set to be the most comprehensive bag ban policy in the nation.
— Read on http://www.surfrider.org/coastal-blog/entry/oregon-passes-strongest-plastic-bag-ban-in-the-country