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Gift Greener Event

Still have some holiday shopping to do? Pick up a reusable shopping bag at one of our events. Montgomery Energy Connection is asking people to Gift Outside the Box this year and we will be at Westfield Wheaton Mall to provide you with tips to #GiftGreener this year – find out ways to lower your

Gift Greener Event

Still have some holiday shopping to do? Pick up a reusable shopping bag at one of our events on 12/17 and 12/18, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm Montgomery Energy Connection is asking people to Gift Outside the Box this year and we will be at Westfield Wheaton Mall to provide you with tips to #GiftGreener

Eco Evenings – The Holiday Edition

Join OMG and DEP as we prepare this season to Gift Outside the Box. This will be a fun evening of entertainment, ideas for Greener Gifting, fun interactive games and opportunities to support some local nonprofits.

#GiftGreener: Give Back

It’s the season for giving, which means it is also the season for shopping. The holidays are often marked by excessive spending on brand new gifts for loved ones. Consider donating unwanted, used possessions to support your local community members in need! Not only are you giving back to your neighbors, but also ridding your

#Gift Greener: Gift Something GREEN

Gifting greener means being conscious of what we’re buying, where we’re shopping, and how these purchases impact the environment. Both the products themselves and the way they’re produced contributes to their overall footprint.Think about buying from sustainable businesses and choosing products made from natural materials. This ensures that the gift was sourced ethically and can

#GiftGreener: Gift RainScapes

It’s that gifting time of year!  Wonder what to get for your loved ones? Does anyone on your gift list enjoy gardening? Lucky for you, Montgomery County has the RainScapes program to help reduce stormwater runoff and make your garden more green! The RainScapes program offers technical and financial assistance to encourage property owners to

#GiftGreener: The 2019 Kickoff

With the holiday season upon us, the three R’s of protecting the environment – reducing, reusing and recycling –  should always be on the top of everyone’s list while shopping for gifts and planning end of the year festivities. In an effort to help residents keep carbon footprints to a minimum, Montgomery County’s Department of

#GiftGreener: Make Memories, Gift an Experience

Often times the best gift you can give someone is your time. Spending a day with someone you love is a great way to embrace the spirit of the holidays and lower your waste at the same time! Plan an outing or invest in an activity instead of buying a last minute or generic gift.

#GiftGreener: Buy Local this Season

Leading up to the holidays, it’s typical to spend hours driving between large chains and retail stores searching for the perfect gifts. Online shopping has also become a popular alternative for those looking to avoid the crowds. Unfortunately, the additional waste and transportation emissions contribute to our increasing footprint. This year, consider looking for food,

#GiftGreener: 15 Simple, Creative Ways to Give

Now in its third year, the Gift Outside the Box Campaign is a program where Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection and our partners challenge you to reduce waste by thinking differently about how you shop for and give gifts. Together, we can reduce waste, save energy and build a strong local economy. With the holiday