County Green Streets and RainScapes Rewards projects in the Sligo Park Hills neighborhood provided inspiration to representatives of local congregations who recently attended a walking tour hosted by the National
If you look closely, you will find many beautifully painted storm drains across Montgomery County with messages highlighting the importance of clean water and protecting the Chesapeake Bay. These designs
This past June, the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) developed an interactive web map with dynamic infographics. The interactive map displays the County’s restoration efforts that have taken
Bethesda Green’s incubator is a four-year program, starting with an intensive six-month accelerator, designed to help provide start-up green and social impact businesses with the tools they need to succeed.
Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett has announced the expansion of the Green Business Certification Program to recognize farm operations certified through the USDA Organic and/or Certified Naturally Grown programs. Certified
Montgomery County’s Benchmarking Law requires certain buildings to track their energy use, have the data verified, and report it to the County’s Department of Environmental Protection. (Learn about the law).
A look at how two companies – Canon U.S. Life Sciences, Inc., a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions, and Raffa P.C., a 30-year-old accounting firm
In 2016, the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection, in partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Trust, awarded $350,000 in grants to community groups and nonprofit organizations working to improve our
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 program. Bethesda Green’s mission is
Montgomery County residents are invited to joined the second County-wide Solar Co-op. Why join a Co-op? Co-op members leverage bulk-purchasing power to get discounted pricing and a quality installation, while
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 summer, Brandon Davis, Phillip Chen,
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 in Maryland that want to
Earlier this month, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett announced two new biking opportunities for Silver Spring: the completion of the first protected bike lane in downtown Silver Spring AND a new
The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection, WorkSource Montgomery and Montgomery College have partnered to sponsor a free training series to prepare workers in the growing green infrastructure industry. The
This week, Montgomery County Government became the first county in the nation to join the Subnational Global Climate Leadership (“Under2”) Coalition. The coalition is an international pact of cities, states
Montgomery County is taking a major step forward to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and meet climate protection goals with today’s unanimous Council approval of Executive Regulation 21-15 AMII, which adopts
You’re invited to the H2O Summit this Saturday in Rockville! This free event is focused on connecting residents, nonprofit organizations and government agencies together to share ideas and programs focused on
One Montgomery Green (OMG) is the successor organization resulting from the merger between GreenWheaton Inc.(GW) and Silver Spring Green (SSG). Its mission is to bring together diverse perspectives from businesses,
The DC region will host the 25th annual Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital (EFF) from March 14th-26th. The festival is a showcase of environmental documentaries, shorts and movies from around the
My Green Montgomery is a project of the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection. It is a service to help Montgomery County residents think and live in a way that safeguards and sustains the health of our people, our county, and the planet.