Tag Archive: Takoma Park

Takoma Park Earth Day Celebration

Join us for our annual Earth Day Celebration on April 20th from 11 am – 4pm! This year, come ready to learn how your can make a difference. There will be green vendors, local food, community groups, speakers (including Marc Elrich & Lorig Charkoudian!), demonstration, music, and even a toy exchange for kids. On the

Takoma Park’s Gina Mathias is always up for a challenge

At DEP, we truly believe that our partners are key to making Montgomery County as green as it can be. This “Partners in Energy” series profiles a local leader, advocate, or trailblazer who is dedicated to improving energy efficiency and helping the county realize its goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by the

CleanChoice Energy and Takoma Park partner for clean energy community campaign

CleanChoice Energy, a renewable energy company providing 100% clean electricity to customers, has been chosen by the City of Takoma Park to supply residents and businesses with renewable energy on an opt-in basis. The new partnership reflects Takoma Park’s commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions citywide. Through the partnership, residents and businesses have the opportunity

Give gifts without all the stuff!

An alternative gift supports a direct need for a person or community in need, such as asthma medication for someone who cannot afford it, books for a child in transitional housing, or work clothes for a newly employed person. Alternative gift fairs provide critical support for local, national and international organizations with established track records
Solar Panels. Copyright mjmonty, Flickr

Join the Montgomery County Solar Co-op!

Montgomery County residents are invited to joined the first County-wide solar co-op. Participants can save money and make going solar easier, and at the same time increase the network of solar supporters. The deadline for participation is September 30, 2016, don’t miss it. If you are ready to participate, you can sign up now on the MD

Thanks for making the Montgomery County GreenFest a success!

This year’s Montgomery County GreenFest was held last Saturday, April 30th, and we couldn’t have asked for a better event! The festival was held in beautiful Takoma Park, with activities stretching throughout the Takoma Park Community Center and outside along Maple Avenue. The weather held out despite a week-long stretch of rain, and the sun
Tree Climbing with Montgomery Parks

2nd annual Montgomery County GreenFest entertainment lineup is set

The Montgomery County GreenFest Planning Committee has announced the entertainment lineup for the 2nd Annual GreenFest. It is the County’s largest environmental festival, a dynamic celebration to bring together a community dedicated to build a greener, healthier community locally and globally. This free event is scheduled for Saturday, April 30, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Small Business Kilowatt Smackdown!

Through November 18th, the City of Takoma Park is offering a student competition open to all local college and university students in and around Montgomery County.  The students who complete the most energy assessments for businesses in Takoma Park can win weekly green prizes, internship opportunities, and a grand prize scholarship.  Download the Kilowatt Smackdown Flyer.