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Category: Environment

Give Green a Go When Removing Snow

Follow these tips to keep your sidewalks and driveway snow- and ice-free, while minimizing the environmental impact: Shovel Early, Shovel Often: Deicers work best for melting thin layers of snow or ice. So, shovel first before snow hardens into ice, break up any ice patches you can and then add

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Rockville Gets Charged Up for EV Readiness Plan

All around Rockville, from residents to the city’s own Fleet Services Division, vehicle owners are recognizing the benefits of skipping the gas pump and going electric. Recognizing the need to support electric vehicles, Rockville is developing an EV Readiness Plan to identify where chargers are needed and recommend actions to

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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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Building a Better Recreation Pool

Outdoor Rec Pool to Close Aug. 16 for Renovations The Rockville Swim and Fitness Center’s outdoor recreation pool will close on Friday, Aug. 16, to allow a comprehensive renovation and reconfiguration to begin. These will include improvements to accessibility, and

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Mayor for a Day, the Rockville Way

Rockville welcomed Callie Walker, winner of the “If I Were Mayor…” essay contest, in May. Walker, a fourth-grader at St. Mary’s School, was interviewed by Rockville 11 and visited the Rockville City Police Department, the Department of Public Works Equipment

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