Eileen Kao

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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November 15, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

County Launches Campaign to Encourage Green Gift-Giving this Holiday Season

The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) launched a campaign Friday called “Gift Outside the Box” to motivate sustainable gift-giving this holiday season.  The campaign kickoff took place at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Rockville.  Montgomery County launched a campaign today called 'Gift Outside the Box,' to encourage green-gift-giving this holiday season. Also, […]

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May 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

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

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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May 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Students Recognized for Their Recycling Efforts (VIDEO)

It’s Recycling Awareness Week here in Montgomery County and some private schools across the county were chosen to help Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection Division of Solid Waste Services kickoff their campaign. Because of their recycling efforts during the school year, St. John’s Episcopal School was one out of dozens of schools chosen by […]

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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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November 19, 2015 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Encourages Holiday Recycling (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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May 13, 2013 | Staff Writer

photo sorting at recycling plant

MC Students Tour Recycling Center (Video)

Montgomery College students recently toured the Solid Waste and Recycling facility in Rockville. Brianna Hurwitz reports. Take a look. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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