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Category: Environment

No Weed and Feed? No Problem!

When Montgomery County’s pesticide law went into effect in the city last year, it barred the use of most nonorganic pesticides on private lawns, playgrounds, mulched recreation areas and childcare facilities. But it didn’t mean the end of healthy green lawns in Rockville. Organic lawn care is healthier for children,

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Get Charged Up with the County’s EV Purchasing Cooperative

If you’re ready to “Lead the EV Charge,” join the Montgomery County Electric Vehicle Purchasing Co-op today. The cooperative is gaining momentum, with its pilot phase meeting its goal of securing 1,000 pledges from county residents to make their next vehicle an electric vehicle. Visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov/green/zev to make the pledge

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Rooftop Solar Co-op Promises Savings From the Sun

Thinking of purchasing rooftop solar but not sure where to start? Join the Capital Area Solar Co-op to lower your energy costs, become energy independent, and participate in the renewable revolution. The co-op runs until Tuesday, Aug. 30 and helps community members navigate the process and join together to increase

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Save Some Green and Support Pollinators and Other Wildlife

The city’s RainScapes Rebates program will reopen to applications on Friday, July 1. The program offers single-family homeowners and nonprofits, including religious institutions, private schools and homeowners associations, up to $2,500 in rebates for landscaping that is designed to reduce flooding, decrease pollution in local streams, and support wildlife.

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Help Put a Halt to Hydrant Water Heists

Stealing Water Can Damage Hydrants, Hamper Firefighting Stealing water from fire hydrants is a crime that can put homes and lives in danger and can lead to big costs for the city. Rockville has 1,407 fire hydrants and spends a good deal of time and money ensuring they are in

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