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County Council Bans Use of Styrofoam (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County Councilmembers recently passed legislation to ban the use and sale of polystyrene. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

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Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the Council’s recent styrofoam ban, a fire and rescue inspection with alarming results, the Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration at Strathmore and more.

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Poinsettia Dilemma: Compost or Save? (VIDEO)

The experts at Brookside Gardens provide tips for your holiday Poinsettia after the holidays in this short video. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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Recycle Your Christmas Trees (VIDEO)

Montgomery County residents can recycle their natural Christmas trees by placing them at the curb by 7 a.m. on their regular recycling day. Trees must be free of all cords, ornaments, and strings. Watch this video for more. For more information visit montgomerycountymd.gov/recycling website. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of […]

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Safe Grow Montgomery Supports Bill Proposed to Ban the Use of Certain Pesticides

The Montgomery County Council has set a public hearing at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 15  and Feb. 12. to discuss Bill 52-14 that could ban the use of certain pesticides on local lawns. “If passed, this would be a landmark ordinance, the first county law of its type in the U.S.,” said Alex Stavitsky-Zeineddin, a […]

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Pepco Holds Winter Weather Summit (Photos)

Pepco held its Winter Weather Summit today to discuss winter preps and to suggest ways customers can prepare. Pepco wants to remind customers it has payment programs for customers who may be experiencing financial conditions that make it difficult to keep their accounts current during  these cold weather stretches and higher usage periods. Many of […]

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Holiday Recycling Tips (VIDEO)

With the holidays around the corner, Montgomery County officials are reminding residents about the importance of recycling. Lorna Virgili has the story. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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County Has Vacancies on Board in Bethesda, Dickerson and at MCPL

Do you want a say in the future of downtown Bethesda? Do you want to help direct the future of the county’s library system? Do you want to weigh-in on environmental issues in the Dickerson Area? The county has a way for you to do it by applying for one of the following vacancies on a county […]

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MedImmune is First Biotech Facility to Earn Superior Energy Certification

MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, today announced it has received certification under the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Superior Energy Performance™ (SEP) program as a result of significant improvements the company has made to its overall energy performance at the Gaithersburg headquarters facility. MedImmune is the first biotechnology company in […]

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Paper Shredding Event Set for Nov. 15 in Germantown (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Division of Solid Waste Services offers a service for residents that is both environmentally friendly and secure. On Saturday, Nov. 15 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., at Northwest High School in Germantown, you can shred and recycle your confidential papers.

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