Tag Archive: LEDs

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.
ESP Energy Fair

Energizing Student Potential through partnerships

Pepco and the Exelon Foundation, in partnership with the National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project, and Montgomery County Public Schools are in the second year of implementing Energizing Student Potential (ESP), a STEM‐focused energy program for grades 5 ‐ 8. ESP brings together standards‐based curriculum for use by library media specialists and their partnering teachers
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Where do CFLs go?

Throughout this past summer and fall, DEP’s Residential Energy Program Manager, Larissa Johnson, has been collecting old incandescent and compact florescent (CFL) light bulbs to ensure that Montgomery County residents have the most energy efficient bulbs on the market.     LEDs? But I just switched to CFLs! It may seem like you just switched

Join us for Books and Bulbs at your local library

October is National Energy Action Month and we’re celebrating by hosting 6 Books and Bulbs events at libraries across the County. Books and Bulbs is a free event where County residents bring their old lightbulbs and swap them for up to 3 LEDs and a reusable bag. Collect your old incandescent or CFL light bulbs

DEP and Safeway want you to “Lighten Your Load”

This summer, the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Safeway stores are partnering to help save shoppers energy and money on their lighting with “Lighten Your Load” events. On select days at Safeway locations, bring old incandescent and/or compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs and receive up to three free LED light bulbs and

Lighten the Load with DEP and Safeway

Get up to 3 LEDs and a free reusable bag at an upcoming Safeway event! Bring in your old incandescent or CFL light bulbs and DEP will exchange them for up to 3 new and energy efficient LEDs. The ENERGY STAR®-certified LEDs we’re giving away offer a warm white light that’s equivalent to a 60-watt

There’s a way to make your home more energy efficient…for free!

Did you know that there’s an organization in Montgomery County that offers safe and healthy home repairs at no cost to the recipient? There is and the organization is called Rebuilding Together Montgomery County (RTMC) RTMC works in partnership with state and local governments, community volunteers, nonprofit service providers, and corporate partners to provide free