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Raking News: Spring Leaf Collection in April

The city will vacuum leaves from neighborhood curbs from April 4-15 in five collection areas throughout Rockville. An interactive map at www.rockvillemd.gov/leafcollection allows residents to input their address and learn when their leaves will be collected. Unlike the fall leaf collection, which has two collection rounds, city crews make only

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Earth Month, All Spring, in Rockville

Earth Day 2022 is Friday, April 22 and Rockville has an important environmental milestone to celebrate this year. Rockville joined the ranks of hundreds of U.S. cities on Jan. 10 as the Mayor and Council approved the city’s first plan for addressing climate change. Read more at www.rockville.gov/climate. Rockville will

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Be an Energy Star This Presidents Day Weekend

Buy Energy-Saving Products Feb. 19-21 or Apply for Energy Rebates Homeowners thinking about upgrading an appliance, replacing a refrigerator, or even changing a light bulb, can do so tax free on Presidents Day weekend. On Feb. 19-21, purchases of the following energy-efficient Energy Star products are free from Maryland’s 6%

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Mayor and Council Adopt Rockville’s First Climate Action Plan

Rockville joined the ranks of hundreds of U.S. cities on Jan. 10 as the Mayor and Council approved the city’s first plan for addressing climate change. The Climate Action Plan sets forth 26 community actions and 16 city actions to reduce climate-warming pollution and foster resilience, especially for the city’s

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Yard Waste Collection Update

Staffing shortages are causing delays in weekly yard waste collections throughout the city. The city is working to bring staffing levels back to where it can once again resume regularly scheduled collections. We understand the importance of routine yard waste collections during this season and are making every effort to

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Pesticide Law Applies – So Don’t Apply Weed and Feed

The new year brings a new law regarding lawn care in Rockville. The Mayor and Council voted in April to allow Montgomery County’s pesticide law to apply in the city, effective Saturday, Jan. 1. The law restricts the use of certain pesticides on private lawns, playgrounds, mulched recreation areas and

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Recycling the Holiday Season

When the post-holiday cleanup begins, remember: Rockville collects and recycles electronics, such as cell phones, computers, televisions and holiday lights through requests for special collections, and collects Christmas trees as part of its recycling and trash collection.

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Go Green in Your Inbox

Get regular updates about the city’s environmental efforts and events, including news about Rockville’s first Climate Action Plan, and tips for living greener year-round. Sign up for the “Environment and Sustainability News” email newsletter at www.rockvillemd.gov/newsletters.

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New Speed Cameras Coming to Veirs Mill Road

In a continuing effort to reduce the number of speeding vehicles in Rockville neighborhoods, the Rockville City Police Department will begin deployment this month of speed monitoring systems in the 900 block of Veirs Mill Road, near the intersection with

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