Daily Choices Stories

For Rockville yoga studio, mindfulness means green

To the uninitiated, yoga may seem like little more than a group of flexible people bending their limbs in time to dreamy music. But for

Elliott and the Ecology Lecture: Diving into the complex study of patterns in nature

Each year, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Chevy Chase has a Holiday Lecture Series on a different science topic. I was fortunate enough to

Want to support small, local business? Here’s a new way to do it

Maryland residents now have the opportunity to invest funds directly in small local Maryland businesses and earn a return. This is important because locally owned

Congrats Poolesville! The town is now certified by Sustainable Maryland

The Environmental Finance Center at the University of Maryland announced that The Town of Poolesville was one of twelve Maryland municipalities honored at the Sustainable

Elliott's easy environmental tips

The environment is essential to our well-being. The water, land, and air contain the resources necessary for us to live, grow, and thrive. But, nothing

Want to feel like a kid again? Visit a National Park!

Fall is one of my favorite times to be outdoors in the Mid-Atlantic region. The days start to get cooler, the humidity seemingly disappears, and

Join us for Community Service Week!

For the last 29 years the Montgomery County Volunteer center has been coordinating a county-wide Community Service Week in October. This year’s Community Service Week

It takes a village to raise a green workplace: A Brookfield Property case study

In downtown Silver Spring, Brookfield Property Partners are working alongside their tenants to make big strides in sustainability.

There's no such thing as the poop fairy!

It's one of my favorite things to say as I talk to people across the County on why we all need to pick up after our dogs.

Do your food venues donate food? Look for the green sticker

Have you ever wondered about what your favorite restaurant, farmer, grocer, or caterer does with their leftover food? Some donate it to those in need.
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