Montgomery Blair students won 1st Place for their documentary “A Murky Future” on water pollution and combined sewer overflow
Sophomores at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring took home first place for winning the East Region competition for their documentary titled, “A Murky Future,” about water pollution and combined sewer overflows in U.S. waterways.
Because of March 3rd’s snow, all Montgomery County-provided recycling and trash collections will slide this week, and be one day later than normal.
We expect snowy and icy road conditions tomorrow morning, so our trucks may run a bit behind their normal schedule. If a street is not passable in the morning, the crew will attempt it again at the end of the day. Streets remaining unplowed by late Tuesday will be serviced first-thing on Wednesday morning. By the end of the day on…
Although the Department of Environmental Protection prefers celebrating the great work of County residents in protecting their environment, we’re going to toot our horn a bit. DEP recently received a national engineering award as well as recognition from a local community group!
The students at Cabin John Middle School don’t just learn about their environment — they take active steps to help make it a better place!
Monday, February 17, 2014 - Presidents Day – is a recycling and trash collection holiday. After the holiday, all County-provided recycling and trash collections will slide, and be one day later than normal.
Home energy efficiency is often dominated by discussions about cooling and heating. After all, heating and cooling (including water heating) account for about 60% of energy expenses in the average single-family home. Yet the discussion often neglects an important factor in home comfort and in heating and cooling usage: moisture.
Guest blog by Anna Awimbo - Center for a New American Dream.
Last summer, at an outreach event in Baltimore, Maryland, a woman walked up to the New Dream information table with questions about our work, which led to a larger discussion about community building, tool libraries, time banks, and beyond. “Have you heard of the Sharing Economy?”, my colleague asked the woman.
“Of course!” said the woman. “I’m a librarian.”
The students at Cabin John Middle School don’t just learn about their environment — they take active steps to help make it a better place! As part of their fall semester project, groups of 6th grade students performed environmental research and community service projects on topics such as invasive plants, fish migration and dams and wildlife conservation.
Shop Maryland Energy weekend is February 15-17th and shoppers will get a break from the state’s 6% sales tax when they purchase qualifying ENERGY STAR products.