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
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) reminds residents to bring reusable bags when holiday shopping to help reduce waste and litter in the community. Reusable bags are not just for the grocery store — they can be used when shopping at the mall, big box stores, or all other local businesses. Plastic bags are one
Have you noticed fewer plastic bags hanging from trees or hung up along our streambanks? Montgomery County watershed volunteers who clean the streams certainly have. It’s amazing how a little 5-cent carryout bag law has changed shopper behavior and reduced bag litter.
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