Archive | Environment RSS feed for this section

County Looks at Organic Option For Turf Fields (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials kicked around a soccer ball on the Lakelands Park organic turf field Wednesday as they kicked around the idea of using organic infill in future turf field projects. The City of Gaithersburg recently opened the field off Main Street, the first organic turf field of its kind in Montgomery County. And now […]

1 Comment Read more »

Meeting Set to Discuss Proposed Cell Tower at Germantown School

A public meeting has been scheduled in Germantown for that community to weigh in on a proposal to put a cell phone tower at Roberto Clemente Middle School. The meeting is scheduled for Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. inside the school’s cafeteria at 18808 Waring Station Road. Feeder elementary school families are invited because a […]

0 Comments Read more »

Bethesda Green Incubator Helped Toss a Salad Dressing Creator into the Business World (VIDEO)

photo of Sophia Maroon

Dress It UP Dressing is a brand of organic salad dressing created by Sophia Maroon who started her company So Fine Foods with the help of the Bethesda Green incubator. In this MyMCMedia Extra she talks about launching her company.   Related: Related:

0 Comments Read more »

Berliner Talks about Bethesda Green’s Lead in Community Sustainable Efforts (VIDEO)

photo of Roger Berliner

County Councilmember Roger Berliner recently attended the Bethesda Green Gala and comments in this MyMCMedia Extra. Related:

0 Comments Read more »

Wood Acres Elementary School in Potomac Wins Award for Green Team (VIDEO)

photo of Danielle Miller Wagner

Wood Acres Elementary School in Bethesda recently was honored with Bethesda Magazine’s Green Champions Award at theĀ Bethesda Green Gala for their Green Team. PTA Green Team representative Danielle Miller Wagner explains in this MyMCMedia Extra. Related:

0 Comments Read more »

Cell Tower Requested at Roberto Clemente Middle School in Germantown

A communications company has requested a cell tower at Roberto Clemente Middle School in Germantown. Montgomery County Public Schools spokesman Dana Tofig confirmed that a company has approached that school at 18808 Waring Station Road as a potential site for its communications equipment. He did not have specifics about the type of equipment or the […]

1 Comment Read more »

Green Wheaton’s Executive Director Accepts Green Champions Award (VIDEO)

Wendy Howard, founder of Silver Spring-based WH Consulting also serves as the executive director of GreenWheaton, a local nonprofit promoting sustainable practices. She earned the Bethesda Magazine Green Champions Award for her work in the green arena. In this MyMCMedia Extra Howard talks about her award and her efforts. Related:

0 Comments Read more »

Town of Poolesville Wins Green Champions Award (VIDEO)

The Town of Poolesville won Bethesda Magazine’s Green Champions award for its efforts in creating a sustainable community. Commissioner Valaree Dickerson was on-hand at the Bethesda Green Gala to accept the award. She talks about it in this MyMCMedia Extra.

0 Comments Read more »

Friends of White Flint Seeks New Executive Director

Friends of White Flint, a nonprofit community organization, is seeking an executive director to take the place of Lindsay Hoffman who is leaving the helm of the organization in December. Hoffman has served as the executive director for the past two years. You an access the job description and qualifications for the part-time post here. […]

0 Comments Read more »

Honest Tea’s Seth Goldman Talks about Influence of Bethesda Green (VIDEO)

Seth Goldman of Honest Tea and co-founder of Bethesda Green talks about the influence the organization has had on other communities’ sustainable efforts in this MyMCMedia Extra. Related:

0 Comments Read more »