Recycle More (Video)

You can now recycle more items than ever at the Montgomery County’s Solid Waste Processing Facility. Find out more in this report from County Report This Week:

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Here's How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

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Montgomery County officials are urging residents to recycle their Christmas trees at the curb for recycling. Cut Christmas trees are accepted year-round for residents who receive Montgomery County-provided collection service, according to a news release. Those interesting in recycling should place trees curbside by 7 a.m. on their regularly-scheduled day. Tree must be free of […]

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Five Things to Know for Oct. 2 in Montgomery County

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Here are five things to know today, October 2, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Breast Cancer Awareness: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Interfaith Works and the Brem Foundation are holding a ‘re-bra” event for women who have fought breast cancer. The event starts at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Interfaith Works Clothing Center, 751 […]

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Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 29, in Montgomery County

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Here are five things to know today, Sept. 29, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. First things, first: It’s National Coffee Day. 2. Arts & Entertainment: Check our Weekend Planner for the latest information about concerts, festivals and local theater in Montgomery County. 3. Birthday Cake and Composting: Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton will cut Dawson Market’s birthday cake at 12:30 […]

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Five Things to Know for Sept. 28 in Montgomery County

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Here are five things to know today, Sept. 28, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Purple Line Update: The Montgomery County Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment (T&E) Committee will meet at 10:30 a.m. to receive an update from Purple Line Transit Partners (PLTP) and the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA). 2. Public Hearing: The Maryland Public Service Commission […]

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Five Things to Know for Sept. 27 in Montgomery County

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Here are five things to know today, Sept. 27, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Astronomy Week: Each day this week, the Gaithersburg Community Museum will have a special free activity related to astronomy during museum hours. Each day this week, the museum will have a special free activity related to #astronomy! Check it out! #nisenet #explorescience […]

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Five Things to Know for Sept. 5 in Montgomery County

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Your daily rundown for what’s happening today, Sept. 5, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Summer’s Over: It’s the first day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools. And motorists should remember the fine has increased for passing a stopped school bus. 2. Good Eats in Silver Spring and Takoma Park: It’s restaurant week in Silver […]

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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 begins with news that the police department is stepping up enforcement targeting drunk drivers. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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County Moves Paper Recycling In House (VIDEO)

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Paper at the Montgomery County Recycling Center used to be shipped to a contractor, who separated the corrugated paper from other kinds and then sold the paper at a profit. Recently, the county decided to take that operation in house, which will increase revenue at the recycling center by $3 million a year, officials said […]

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Talking Trash: Here's An Update on How Residents Are Doing With Leggett's Recycling Goals (VIDEO)

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Back in 2012, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett increased the goal for the amount of waste stream recycled in the County  from 50 percent to 70 percent by 2020. In this MyMCMedia Extra Video: Eileen Kao, chief of the department’s Waste Reduction and Recycling Section gives an update on how residents are doing with the County […]

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Berliner Talks Trash (... and Budget, and Politics ...)

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Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner met with reporters Monday, and discussed last week’s straw vote on the county’s $5.4 billion spending plan, as well as the troubles with getting a trash contractor to live up to his contract. He also discusses the upcoming election season, where possibly three or more members of the County Council […]

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Douglas Tallman

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Reporter with 35 years experience throughout Maryland. Reach me at dtallman@mymcmedia.org or via Twitter at @MCM-Doug

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