Daily Choices Stories

Walking the Talk: An Interview with DEP’s Green Team Member, Barbara Fonseca

Environmental stewardship is central to Montgomery County's Department of Environmental Protection's mission.  Recognizing that our individual actions have a large collective impact, we each pledge

Earth Month 2019

This year, Earth Day will be celebrated on Monday, April 22nd. It is a day held to demonstrate and promote environmental awareness and calls for the

Naturepedic becomes first Global Organic Textile Standard certified company recognized by the County

When environmental engineer Barry Cik went to a baby store to buy a crib mattress for his first grandchild in 2003, he was concerned by

Team Green Tea's Goal: "Spill the Tea" about Food Waste

Team Green Tea's Journey down the memory lane It all started during the summer of 2018 with a visit to the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair. 

Serving the community on the annual MLK Day of Service

In 1983, the third Monday in January became a federal holiday to commemorate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday. Eleven years later, the day

For Radon Action Month, test your home for radon

During the month of January, Montgomery County joins a nationwide effort to educate homeowners and renters on the dangers of radon gas and the importance

Smells like success! We installed our 100th pet waste station

The County's Pet Waste Management Program is happy to announce that 100 pet waste stations have been installed at Homeowner Associations throughout the County.   The

Apply for a County Community Grant to help in the fight against climate change

Nonprofit organizations with programs in the County that reduce greenhouse gas emissions or relate to climate change, environmental impact or sustainability are encouraged to apply

Youth create art from nature

How has the natural world inspired you? For students at the Wheaton High School Wellness Center, flowers at Brookside Gardens inspired them to make art

Welcome to the new My Green Montgomery!

We are extremely proud to launch the new redesigned My Green Montgomery! It has been seven years since the creation of the MGM website and
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