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ecoPreserve volunteers plant, paint, and play at the Primrose Center

Volunteers from the ecoPreserve team have joined in community service activities, working with Hands On Orlando. A recent event brought ecoPreserve team members Nate Boyd, Camille Mekwinski, Ashley Schnetzer, and Oscar Vargas to the Primrose Center along with Nicole Maharaj of Hands On Orlando. The cornhole game pictured above was set up for enjoyment by several […]

Orlando celebrates Earth Day many ways, on many days

A national day to focus on the environment was first proposed in 1970. Setting aside party differences, two U.S. Senators collaborated to support a “national teach-in on the environment”. An initial staff of 85 promoted events nationwide. To encourage youth participation, a date falling between Spring Break and Final Exams was chosen. That was April […]

Earth Day 2016 – Paris Agreement Signed

April 22nd was an exceptionally important Earth Day, now in its 47th year. Leaders from 175 countries signed the Paris climate agreement. This action at the United Nations in New York represented a critical step. With their signatures, the leaders committed to strategies and timeframes that will slow the accumulation of greenhouse gases. The ratification […]

Green Schools

Seminole County Schools To ensure that younger generations are also receiving education on sustainability, our staff is involved with Keep Seminole Beautiful and the Seminole County School District. Jessica Wright, our Project Manager, is a visiting lecturer and expert teaching sustainability and gardening to students.

Earth Day 2015 at Orlando International Airport

If you were walking around Orlando International Airport (OIA) on Tuesday April 22nd, you may have spotted the Bag Monster roaming the ARTport in the Main Terminal, as part of OIA’s Earth Day event. Organized by the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) Green Team, Green Destination Orlando, and ecoPreserve, Earth Day at OIA was a […]

Orlando’s Sustainability Taskforce

ecoPreserve’s President, Alexa Stone, was appointed by Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer to serve on the new City’s Sustainability Taskforce. Dyer made the announcement at the State of Downtown Address at the new LEED Gold Certified Amway Center. The Taskforce, Chaired by former Orange County Mayor Richard Crotty, will act in an advisory role for policy […]