10 Common Sense Reasons to Go Green
|Increase our home values||Live considerately and sustainably|
|Eat healthy and enjoy healthy living||Improve health by biking and walking|
|Increase personal comfort with a cool/warm home||Conserve energy and water while saving money|
|Reduce water and air pollution||Create local jobs in renewable energy|
|Stop buying oil from our detractors||Lower home operating & transport costs|
Green Homes are Worth 9% More – Read the national study
Why Green is Smarter – Read one persons opinion
Ocean Science TV – Watch at any time
Volunteers – A Different Breed
Encinitas Environment Day
Encinitas Environment Day is the premier event that offers a place to gather and celebrate the annual United Nations World Environment Day with friends and the community. Each year It is an all-day hands on learning experience enjoyed by thousands of people who are inspired to renew the community's environmental aspirations. An opportunity limited only by imagination.
We need your ideas and comments – Stop a moment and imagine what's possible……Then post your ideas and comments on our EEDay Facebook page, While you are there 'Like' the page and invite your friends to Join the EEDay Event.
Encinitas Green Spring Events
The annual 'Encinitas Green Spring' celebrations present a wide range of environmental and sustainable events. To make sure you stay in touch 'Like' our Green Spring facebook page. Chose your favorite event from our list of Green Spring Activities 2014, 2013, 2012, and keep up with the local news from Patch 2013, 2012. Contact us with your green activities GreenCommunity@cityofencinitas.org.
Want to stay in touch with Encinitas greenness? Check the Encinitas Environment web page and the individual departments at the bottom of the page. Better yet join the Encinitas Now (and other epubs) mailing lists.
Building Department – Rebates and Incentives
Do you know about the reduced fees and the $2,000 rebate offered by the Green Building Incentive Program?
PACE NOW – Low cost, long term funding for green building and remodeling.
School Recycling and Environmental Programs
Encinitas Union School District – Green & Sustainable Projects 2013
Encinitas Union School District – Healthy Day Partners/Green Team (Elementary school recycling, art and gardening programs)
Solana Center for Environmental Innovation – Greening our Community