Daily Choices Stories

A DEP volunteer shares their experience!

Summer break is approaching briskly, bringing with it three months of freedom and revelry. Many kids are yearning for splendid vacations. A few, however, are

Volunteers Sought for Montgomery County’s Climate Planning Process Workgroups

Submit your application by June 30, 2019 for consideration.  Montgomery County is launching a planning process to develop prioritized actions and strategies to meet its

Montgomery County Celebrates Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week 2019

Adapted from Joan Smedinghoff's original article, "All of us have a hand in restoring the Bay," published on May 30, 2019. Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week

Pike & Rose: A Sustainable Neighborhood in North Bethesda

Long gone is the Toys R Us with its sprawling parking lot and scattered shopping carts. In its place is a modern-day paradise, complete with

Meet Charlotte Aitken, DEP Team Energy’s Summer Intern

Sparking an Interest  I have always been a problem solver. In elementary school, I mediated arguments between my classmates; middle school taught me to problem-solve

Common utility billing questions for new solar homeowners

This article was originally published in December 2016 by Ben Delman with Solar United Neighbors -- which is still relevant today, especially if you’re participating in Montgomery

2019 Storm Drain Art Contest Winners Announced!

2019 Storm Drain Art contest winners  Artist: Meera Barochia; Entry Title: Save the Bay; Category: Environment and Youth (for ages 16 and under only)   Artist:

Celebrating the Army’s 49th commemoration of Earth Day in Adelphi

The United States Army Garrison Adelphi Laboratory Center (ALC) is an active 207-acre U.S. Army research and development facility located in Adelphi, Maryland and is

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
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