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Light Bulb Swap at Bauer Drive Community Center

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

Light Bulb Swap at Schweinhaut Senior Center

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 –

Light Bulb Swap at Damascus Senior Center

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. Attendees can also participate in an arts and craft project to turn the old bulbs into seasonal ornaments for the holidays.

Light Bulb Swap with the Town of Chevy Chase

Light up the holidays at a light bulb swap! The Town of Chevy Chase is partnering with DEP for this energy saving event. Bring in your old CFL or incandescent bulbs, and receive up to 3 free LEDs. You’ll also take home a reusable bag.

DEP Reusable Bag Giveaway at Wheaton + Lake Forest Malls

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

Wrap it up this holiday season

According to the EPA, Americans generate about 1 million extra tons of waste during the holidays.1 That is a lot of tons. Wrapping paper makes up a big part of this. But it doesn’t have to.

To tree or not to tree?: The green holiday question

For many, Christmas trees are a big part of being green, literally and figuratively, during the holidays. Real or artificial: What’s the best decision for those trying to get a little more eco-conscious this year? Instinct might dictate that saving a tree’s life is always the most responsible course. But not so when it comes
White snowy tree on a green background

Sustainable holiday celebrations

It’s that time of year when the world falls in love, Ev’ry song you hear seems to say… Hold it! Before we get all doughy and misty-eyed over the joy of the season – the holiday parties, piles of food and cookies, and time with friends and family – let’s not forget to mind our eco