Daily Choices Stories

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

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,

It’s Not So Easy to Find a Green Certified Vacation Rental Property

This Guest Blog post was submitted by Sarah Saker, Sarah is a small business coach by day with a passion for sustainable living and green

Which way to spray for ticks and mosquitoes?

The environment is so in fashion. But a healthy runway doesn't include bug bites or Lyme disease, so when many of us look to keep

Earth Month 2021

Celebrate Earth Month 2021     This year, we are teaming up with our community partners to bring you free online and in-person education and


It is swarm season, and we don't want your neighbors getting scared and destroying a swarm. Instead, here's some information from MCBA's FREE SWARM REMOVAL service.
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