Job Alert: Montgomery County Climate Change Management Officer

The Climate Change Officer will possess a comprehensive understanding of a range of climate change and environmental sustainability issues. The ideal candidate will be adept at establishing strong working relationships with high-ranking legislative and executive officials within local government, private sector, and community organizations in... Read More

Funding Alert: Pepco Sustainable Communities Grants Program

Sustainable Maryland, in a new partnership with Pepco, will offer Sustainable Communities Grant awards to eligible municipalities and nonprofit organizations. This program will provide $60,000 support to fund environmental stewardship projects and $40,000 for community resilience projects across the Pepco service area in Montgomery County,... Read More

Resource for Residents: Here2HelpDC

Eligible District residents can apply to several assistance or discount programs to help lower their utility costs. The DCPSC requires that Pepco, Washington Gas, and Verizon sponsor their own discount programs for residents, but there are additional money- and energy-saving initiatives available through #Here2HelpDC. To learn... Read More

Resource for Residents: City of Laurel Composting

Get ready for it. The Mayor and City Council have approved an ordinance that will make it mandatory for residents to separate their organic waste from the trash. Organic waste is food scraps, food waste, food-soiled paper, and compostable plastic. You’ll also have to separate out... Read More

Resource for Residents: Summer Ready DC

The Summer Ready DC campaign by the District of Columbia Public Service Commission assists residents in preparing their homes for summer. This includes getting a free weatherization kit to save energy, using checklists to ready homes for potential storms, enrolling in programs for utility assistance... Read More