April 22, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Sponsors Several Activities For Earth Day

In celebration of Earth Day Thursday, Montgomery County is providing opportunities for residents to help clean up a creek, learn to compost and improve their energy footprint. From 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., residents will help clean up Cabin John Creek and the surrounding parkland in a naturalist-led program. The event at the Locust Grove […]

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April 22, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Announces Food Scraps Recycling Program for Businesses and Organizations

Montgomery County will begin the Commercial Food Scraps Recycling Program after Gov. Larry Hogan’s Stay at Home order is lifted.  Officials announced the new program Wednesday, on Earth Day. County Executive Marc Elrich acknowledged that this year, Earth Day is different.  “This is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and probably the most difficult anniversary […]

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June 18, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Clove and Cedar Coffeebar Brings New Aroma to Bethesda

Cedar and Clove Coffeebar opened in Woodmont Triangle on Saturday, June 8. Owner and Bethesda native, Janet Forlini, had been thinking of opening a coffee shop of her own for about two years, but it took a lot of preparation to get there. “While researching specialty coffee I learned that people appreciate quality.” said Forlini. […]

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January 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Ho- Ho- How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Montgomery County

It’s time for Montgomery County residents to recycle their Christmas trees! Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection accepts Christmas trees throughout the year in the curbside yard trim collection. However, the department will not accept artificial trees or trees with root balls in the yard trim collection. So, now that Christmas is over, make sure […]

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July 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Councilmember Berliner Introduces Composting Bill (VIDEO)

The goal is for Montgomery County residents to recycle 70-percent of the county’s solid waste by the year 2020. Along those lines, Council Vice President Roger Berliner has introduced a bill to increase composting to eliminate food waste. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. […]

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October 11, 2013 | Staff Writer

“Making a Difference” (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra about the environment, Jeffrey Abramson of The Tower Companies tells us how residents at The Blairs apartments in Silver Spring have composted seven tons of food waste that would have gone into a landfill. Take a look. Abramson attended the Bethesda Green Gala’s fifth year celebration at the Bethesda Blues and […]

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