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Category: Environment

Winter Weed Warriors Wanted

Rockville’s Weed Warriors are seeking volunteers for winter weed pulls aimed at removing non-native and invasive plants from parkland, woods and open space in our city. Weed Warrior winter workdays are from 1-3 p.m. on: Sunday, Jan. 9 at Twinbrook Park. Monday, Jan. 17 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day) at

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Wheelbarrows at the Ready

Rockville’s Garden Plots Will Soon be Available to Rent If your yard’s too small to cultivate the seasonal bounty you’ve always dreamed of, maybe it’s time for an upgrade. The City of Rockville has 159 garden plots, approximately 25-by-25 feet, available for rent at Woottons Mill Park for growing food

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Season’s Green-ings: How to Gift Greener and Recycle This Holiday Season

Do you plan on giving new electronics as a gift for the holidays? For products that help reduce environmental impacts and energy costs, look for Energy Star-qualified and Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool-registered products. Find more green gift ideas from Montgomery County’s Gift Outside the Box Campaign at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dep/gift-greener.html. Rockville

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How to Think Green When You See the White Stuff

Environmentally Friendly Snow- and Ice-Removal Tips Walking in a winter wonderland can be wonderful. But it can also prove hazardous. Follow these tips to keep your sidewalks and driveway snow- and ice-free, while minimizing the environmental impact: Shovel Early, Shovel OftenRemoving fresh snow before it has a chance to harden

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Recycling and Trash Collection Schedule for 2022

The city’s recycling and trash collections usually occur Monday through Thursday. If a city holiday falls Monday through Thursday, all collections scheduled on or after the holiday will be made one day later than usual that week. In 2022, there are several city holidays when city government will be closed

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Leave It to Us: Fall Leaf Collection Concludes This Month

The city is scheduled to conclude its fall leaf collection on Friday, Dec. 24, with crews completing the second of two rounds of vacuuming leaves from neighborhood curbs. An interactive map at www.rockvillemd.gov/leafcollection allows residents to input their address and learn when their leaves will be collected.

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This America Recycles Day, Recycle the Rockville Way

America Recycles Day is Monday, Nov. 15. The 25th 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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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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