Daily Choices Stories

Do’s and Don’t’s for Outdoor Fires in Montgomery County

Photo by Gavin Von Wagoner on Unsplash Having a fire in your backyard or patio?--stay safe, protect your neighbors, and protect the environment! *Be weather

Your “green” spring to-do list!

From the spring peepers calling to the daffodils in bloom, the earliest signs of the spring are all around us! With spring right around the

Montgomery County to Celebrate April as ‘Earth Month’ with Environmentally Friendly Activities and Calls to Action

Montgomery County will celebrate April as “Earth Month” with special events promoting sustainability, conservation and eco-friendliness. Highlights include the two-day GreenFest event in Wheaton at

Does your HOA have a pet poop problem?

Your HOA may be eligible to participate in the County Pet Waste Management Program! The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is partnering with

Guide to Sustainable Spring Cleaning

Spring is upon us, which means gearing up for spring cleaning! Alyssa Bialek, Spring Climate Fellow compiled a list of tips to help green your

ArtemisWalk: Walk Into the Future of Sustainable Energy

This blog was written by Teju Vijay, volunteer coach with a FIRST LEGO league robotics team.  Teju is a High School student in Montgomery County.

Going Green in the Afterlife?

Green Funerals: Eco-Friendly Options For Your Remains While we might not all know where we go in the afterlife, one thing is for sure--our bodies

For Radon Action Month, Test Your Home for Radon

Updated: January 2023 During the month of January, Montgomery County joins a nationwide effort to educate homeowners and renters on the dangers of radon gas

Resetting Our Approach to Climate Action

Often, when we talk about climate change, it begins to feel overwhelming. Though we are more aware of the problem than ever before, many still

Greening the Holidays!

Did you know? The amount of household waste in the U.S. increases an average of 25% between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day ( EPA). Everyone
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