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Is your electricity meter smarter than a fifth grader?

Is your electricity meter smarter than a fifth grader?
Lisa Brennan, Investigator, Office of Consumer Protection, and Eric R. Coffman Senior Energy Planner, Department of Environmental Protection After getting the go-ahead from the Maryland Public Service Commission, Pepco crews are furiously installing new meters in homes across Montgomery County. BG&E plans to start installing new meters in Maryland later this year. These meters replace the… Read More

Winter Is not overyet!

Winter Is not overyet!
In case you haven’t heard, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow last week. If you believe in the American lore of Groundhog’s Day that means 6 more weeks of winter. Given the balmy temperatures this year that might not be such a bad thing!

Call for Proposals — FEAST at VisArts 2012

Call for Proposals — FEAST at VisArts 2012
FEAST at VisArts (Funding Emerging Art with Sustainable Tactics) hopes to develop a bridge between artists and the community. FEAST is a public dinner designed to use community-driven financial support to democratically fund new and emerging art makers. The first FEAST at VisArts will take place on March 24, 2012 in the Gibbs Street Gallery… Read More

Nominate a leader for the Rockville Environmental Excellence Awards

Nominate a leader for the Rockville Environmental Excellence Awards
The Rockville Environment Commission is accepting nominations for Environmental Excellence Awards in four categories: Carl Henn Outstanding Individual Environmental Achievement Award: Recognizes the achievements of an individual who undertakes a project or an ongoing effort to improve the environment, address a specific environmental problem or increase public understanding of or participation in environmental issues. Outstanding… Read More

Rockville Sustainability Survey

Rockville Sustainability Survey
Do you live or work in Rockville? If so, now is your chance to help make Rockville a greener, healthier and more livable community by taking the new Rockville Sustainability Survey. By participating in this online survey, you can: Share your ideas on what a Sustainable Rockville looks like to you and what the City… Read More

Green Resolution 2012

Green Resolution 2012
Can you believe it’s February? 2012 is already flying by! But don’t think that just because January is over it’s too late to make a green resolution for 2012. In fact, now is a perfect time to focus on your green goals. Here’s why. A study conducted in 2007 shows that about a third of New… Read More

Local teacher recognized for environmental projects

Local teacher recognized for environmental projects
If we were in high school, MyGreenMontgomery.org would want Mr. Erol Miller as our science teacher. His efforts to engage students in environmental topics have earned him the Chesapeake Bay Trust’s Educator of the Year Award! Mr. Miller teaches Environmental Science and Horticulture at Northwood High School in Wheaton. His enthusiasm for Earth Science is… Read More

The Nonprofit Energy Alliance Generates Its Own Clean Energy!

The Nonprofit Energy Alliance Generates Its Own Clean Energy!
by Hope Gleicher, Suzan Jenkins, Anthony Carter – Nonprofit Energy Alliance Talk about not just saving, but generating energy! After only one year of grassroots organizing The Nonprofit Energy Alliance (NPEA) was recognized by the Montgomery County Council on December 13 for its efforts to harness collective purchasing power to secure cheaper electricity and help build… Read More

Green gift guide

Green gift guide
It’s the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. The hype of Black Friday and Cyber Monday have passed. Did you survive? Hopefully your answer is yes. Have you completed your holiday shopping? Hopefully your answer is no so you can round out your holiday gifts with ideas from our list. The whirl and excitement of the holidays are… Read More
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