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Act local! Find local green resources. Attend events. Get involved in your local green group. Tell your story. Engage in the conversation. This section is by Montgomery County residents, for Montgomery County residents who want to make Montgomery County — and the planet — a greener, more sustainable place to live.

Audit Success: One church’s assessment leads to cost and energy savings

Energy efficiency is as important to financial bottom lines as it is to helping the environment. Utility costs are the largest unfixed expense for most ... read more

New Managing Director at Bethesda Green’s Incubator brings investor lens

On November 7th, Bethesda Green announced Tina Arreaza as Managing Director for the Be Green Hub. The Be Green Hub is Bethesda Green’s sustainability-focused incubator ... read more

An avenue of discovery with SEEC and the Silver Spring Timebank

Have you heard of SEEC? — Their name is an acronym that sums up their mission: Seeking Equality, Empowerment, and Community for People with Developmental Disabilities. This ... read more

Takoma Park receives Sustainable Maryland Certified Award and is the 2017 “Sustainability Champion”

The City of Takoma Park achieved recertification with Sustainable Maryland and was named the 2017 Sustainability Champion. Sustainable Maryland is a certification program for municipalities ... read more

One family’s story of making home renovations more energy efficient

  Our family moved from central Pennsylvania to Montgomery County in 1998.  Like many relocating families, our first priorities were access to work and schools, ... read more

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