Daily Choices Stories

DEP helps residents reduce waste and litter by offering free reusable bags

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) reminds residents to bring reusable bags when holiday shopping to help reduce waste and litter in the community. Reusable

County resident receives the Presidential GreenGov sustainability hero award

Congrats Ed! In late November, the Obama Administration announced the recipients of the GreenGov Presidential Awards, which celebrates extraordinary achievement in the pursuit of President Obama's

Green award winner comes out EVEN

To be the Green Business Innovator of the Year in Montgomery County, you have to be more than green. You have to be a pioneer.

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
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