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Recycle the Rockville Way This America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day is Tuesday, Nov. 15. The 26th annual day of awareness, sponsored by Keep America Beautiful, encourages community members to visit americarecyclesday.org and take the #BeRecycled pledge to commit to recycling. The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments is sponsoring its own pledge challenge, featuring prizes. Visit bit.ly/MWCOGRecycles.

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‘Leaf’ the Vacuuming to Us

City Collects Leaves October to Mid-December Rockville will vacuum leaves from neighborhood curbs in two rounds, beginning Monday, Oct. 17. Rake leaves next to, but out of, roadways, gutters and bike lanes, and away from parked vehicles. Leaves should be raked by 6 a.m. on the first day of their

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No Weed and Feed? No Problem!

Montgomery County’s pesticide law applies in the City of Rockville and bars the use of most nonorganic pesticides on private lawns, playgrounds, mulched recreation areas and childcare facilities. Organic lawn care is healthier for children, pets and the environment. And it doesn’t mean your lawn has to be any less

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Energy Action Is Climate Action

Celebrate Energy Awareness Month in October and Energy Efficiency Day (energyefficiencyday.org) on Wednesday, Oct. 5, and do your part to tackle climate change. Get started on a home energy assessment at homeenergysavings.pepco.com/residential/energy-assessments for help understanding your home’s energy use and identifying ways to save money.

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Be Rockville Ready and Be Prepared for Flooding

Anywhere it can rain, it can flood. With hurricane season here, it’s important to know the risk and be prepared to reduce the impact of potential flooding. Last year, the region experienced widespread flood damage from remnants of Hurricane Ida, which swept through Rockville as a tropical depression on Sept.

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Climate Solutions Speakers Series Takes on Climate Change at Home

Rockville’s Climate Solutions Speaker Series returns this fall with free virtual presentations exploring flood preparedness, energy efficiency and how to reduce waste at home.    Thursday, Sept. 8: Dealing with Flooding — What Can You Do?7-8 p.m. Virtual. Join this interactive session to learn how to reduce flood risk, presented

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Recruits Sought for Compensation Commission 

Body Determines Compensation for Mayor and Council Members  The Mayor and Council are seeking applicants to serve on the Compensation Commission, which determines annual compensation for the five elected officials of the city.   The five-member commission consists of five members,

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