Daily Choices Stories

Help Make an Enviro Float for the Wheaton Arts Parade!

The Wheaton Arts Parade Could Use Your Creativity To Help With This Year's Float. This year we are focusing on plastic bags and straws as

How to Green your summer BBQ

Make your BBQ a little lighter on the planet! Check out some of these easy ways to "green" your event. Use reusable plates and utensils

Outdoor Activities That Are Fun for the Whole Family

Written by Jenny Miller at Stop NDD (nature deficit disorder) Are you looking for some wholesome entertainment for you and the kids? Go outside and play! Getting

Celebrating Latino Conservation Week, July 17 through July 25

What is Latino Conservation Week? Latino Conservation Week has been celebrated, nationwide, since 2014. An initiative of the Hispanic Access Foundation, this week creates opportunity

Apply to Serve on the Climate, Energy, and Air Quality Advisory Committee!

County Executive Marc Elrich is seeking applicants to fill five vacancies on the Climate, Energy, and Air Quality Advisory Committee. All members must be technically

6 Steps to Host a Fun and Safe Summer Shindig

6 Steps to Host a Fun and Safe Summer Shindig Written by Jenny Miller at Stop NDD (nature deficit disorder) Summer is in full swing and that

Plastic Free July

Choose to Refuse Single-Use Plastics The human population is producing and discarding plastic items at an alarming rate. Microplastics, those tiny pieces of plastic such

An interview with experts: Are backyard mosquito sprays safe and effective?

We get a lot of questions and concerns about backyard mosquito sprays. We interviewed two experts to learn more about the risks. Each year, more

Eco Evenings with DEP and OMG

“Eco Evenings with DEP and OMG,” a series of virtual town halls open to County residents to discuss relevant environmental topics that are important locally,

You Can Help Prevent Trash Fires

Materials improperly placed into the trash can be significant fire hazards, capable of starting fires when: mixed in loads of waste in refuse collection trucks,
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