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November 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Urges Residents to Recycle During the Holidays (VIDEO)

The holidays are right around the corner and Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection is asking all residents to recycle. Lorna Virgili has more. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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June 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Launches New Campaign to Promote Reusable Bags (VIDEO)

Montgomery County is launching a new outreach campaign to encourage residents to use reusable bags. Lorna Virgili reports that you can get free reusable bags at your local library. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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January 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Recycle Your Tree (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. Find out more in this report: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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January 6, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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Styrofoam Ban Goes Into Effect This Year

This year marks the start of a complete ban on the use of styrofoam products in Montgomery County. Take-out containers, bowls, cups,  plates, trays, egg cartons and any other products made of styrofoam are banned for use within the county from January 1, 2016. Signed into law in January of last year, the ban prohibits the […]

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January 10, 2015 | Staff Writer

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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November 21, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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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November 21, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Reduce, Reuse and Recycle During Holidays

Montgomery County residents are reminded that they can help the county reach its new goal to reduce waste and recycle 70 percent of the waste stream by 2020 by reducing the amount of waste they individually generate and recycling everything possible, starting with the upcoming holiday season. The Montgomery County Division of Solid Waste Services […]

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August 6, 2012 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park celebration art from trash

Make Art Not Landfill (Video)

Takoma Park residents enjoyed an unique art contest called “Make Art Not Landfill” on July 29th. Residents submitted an original 2 or 3 dimensional work of “trashy art” made of 100% trash or re-purposed materials. Take a look at the video on the event.

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July 6, 2012 | Staff Writer

Imahe of lightweight plastic containers which can now be recycled in Montgomery County

Now Lightweight Plastics Can Be Recycled (Video)

Montgomery County has expanded its recycling capability and now residents can recycle lightweight plastic known as PET 1. This is the transparent lightweight plastic commonly used to pack fruits, vegetables, prepared food etc. Being able to recycle lightweight plastic is crucial to meet the new goal set by County Executive Ike Leggett of 70% recycled […]

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