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Learn how to reduce, reuse, recycle and buy recycled during the holiday season and beyond. Reusable bags will be distributed.Find out more »
Swap your old light bulbs for up to 3 new LED bulbs for free! Just bring in your old or expired CFL + incandescent bulbs and we’ll recycle them for you. After the swap, join us for an arts and craft project to turn the old bulbs into seasonal ornaments for the holidays. • 12pm - 1pm: Light Bulb Swap • 1pm - 2pm: Make Your Own Recycled Light Bulb Ornament Arts + CraftsFind out more »
Heading to the Mall for holiday shopping? On the first 4 Saturdays in December, DEP will be distributing reusable bags at either the Lake Forest or Wheaton Malls. Our goal is to help you save $.05 at the store, including department stores. Many people forget to bring their bags when shopping for gifts. We're hoping to change that. December 1: Lake Forest Mall December 8: Wheaton Mall* Special Time: 11am - 4pm December 15: Lakeforest Mall December 22: Wheaton MallFind out more »
Montgomery County is a chapter in the nationwide FrogWatch USA program! Our chapter is an exciting way for individuals and families to participate in citizen science and to learn more about amphibians and the wetlands they live in. The Montgomery County chapter has existed since 2015 and is kicking off its fifth year of monitoring in 2019! What is FrogWatch USA? FrogWatch USA is a nation-wide volunteer frog and toad monitoring program run by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).…Find out more »
For the past five years and counting, the Montgomery County Energy Summit has annually offered cutting-edge education focused on the latest trends in commercial energy efficiency, renewable energy, and related topics in Montgomery County. Visit mcenergysummit.org for the latest updates.Find out more »
We are extremely excited to announce that the 5th Annual Montgomery County GreenFest is partnering with Brookside Gardens! On Sunday, April 28, 2019, GreenFest will be at Brookside Garden with more of what you love - exhibitors, workshops, kids activities, and entertainment - but this time in one of the County's best natural treasures. Walk the trails, chill out on the grass, and explore the fabulous Visitor and Nature Centers, all while discovering how you can go green at home…Find out more »
You’re invited to the County’s biggest party to celebrate our environment: the Montgomery County GreenFest! This year, GreenFest is Sunday, April 28 at Brookside Gardens in celebration of Earth Day. Grab the family and explore the beautiful spring gardens, and discover new and fun ways you can do your part locally, nationally, and around the world, to protect our environment. GreenFest has activities for all ages: Enjoy live performances, including dancers and musicians Check out kids’ tree climbing activities with…Find out more »