Sustainable Initiatives

Resource Protection
Planning and Zoning
Comprehensive Plan
Gumbo Limbo Nature Center
20 acres of protected barrier island that provides refuge to many varieties of plants and animals

  • Sea Turtle Conservation
  • Sea Turtle Camp
  • Environmental Camp

Coastal Management

Manatee Protection
Rutherford Park & Lake Wyman Restoration Project

  • Restored invasive non-native material
  • Restored the wetland resources with the creation of a mangrove habitat 
Storm Water Management
  Reclaimed Water
In an effort to conserve our valuable drinking water, the City has turned to reclaimed water for irrigation purposes. Reclaimed water is highly treated and disinfected wastewater that can be used to irrigate green spaces instead of using potable drinking water.

Waste Reduction



Recycling
Proper Disposal of Hazardous Waste

Energy Reduction

  • Downtown Library - LEED-certified building

  • Electric Car Charging Stations 

    • Free to the public
    • The Schneider Evlink 220-volt station can charge two vehicles at a time
    • Locations: Downtown Library, City Hall and Spanish River Library.
  • Traffic & Transportation Management 

    • Boca TMI (The Boca Raton Transportation Management Initiative)

  • The City of Boca Raton supports efforts to reduce carbon footprint by promoting:

 

Public Outreach 

Boards and Committees
Green Living Advisory Board
Environmental Advisory Board

Public Outreach (informing K - 12 students about water conservation)
Water Conservation

Environmental Initiatives


Community Garden: A partnership between the City of Boca Raton and the Junior League of Boca Raton
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