Events

Backyard Food Scraps Compost Bin Bulk Discount Sale

Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection is coordinating a bulk discount sale of the successfully evaluated Earth Machine and the Hotfrog Dual Chamber Tumbler. By facilitating a bulk discount sale, we are providing residents with the opportunity to purchase these compost bins at a reduced cost –... Read More

Mid-Atlantic Climate Change Education Conference

The Mid-Atlantic Climate Change Education Conference (MACCE-Conference) is working to convene organizations and individuals representing diverse perspectives throughout the Mid-Atlantic region who will create and participate in a network that centers, supports, and uplifts the advancement of education for climate action. Join the 5th Annual... Read More

Discover the National Zero-Emission Freight Corridor Strategy

In March 2024, the Joint Office of Energy and Transportation (Joint Office) released the National Zero-Emission Freight Corridor Strategy, setting an actionable vision and comprehensive approach to accelerating the deployment of a world-class, zero-emission freight network in the U.S. Developed by the Joint Office and... Read More

Air & Climate Policy Advisory Committee (ACPAC)

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) Air and Climate Public Advisory Committee (ACPAC) advises on air quality, climate, and energy issues to COG policy committees—the Metropolitan Washington Air Quality Committee (MWAQC) and the Climate, Energy, and Environment Policy Committee (CEEPC). ACPAC’s members represent diverse... Read More

Net-Zero Buildings: Cost-Effective and Sustainable for New Construction

This course will cover federal sustainable and net-zero emissions building goals and requirements, the path to reduce scope 1 and 2 emissions, and net-zero building’s life cycle costs. Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to: Identify the federal mandates and drivers behind net-zero... Read More

Climate, Energy & Environment Policy Committee (CEEPC)

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) Climate, Energy and Environment Policy Committee (CEEPC) was established in 2009 as the COG Board’s principal policy adviser on climate change, energy, green building, alternate fuels, solid waste, and recycling policy issues. CEEPC is responsible for the development... Read More

Air & Climate Policy Advisory Committee (ACPAC)

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) Air and Climate Public Advisory Committee (ACPAC) advises on air quality, climate, and energy issues to COG policy committees—the Metropolitan Washington Air Quality Committee (MWAQC) and the Climate, Energy, and Environment Policy Committee (CEEPC). ACPAC’s members represent diverse... Read More

Built Environment & Energy Advisory Committee (BEEAC)

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) Built Environment and Energy Advisory Committee (BEEAC) was established in 2013 and serves as a technical advisory committee to Climate, Energy and Environment Policy Committee (CEEPC). Membership includes local government energy managers, government staff supporting green building initiatives,... Read More

Climate, Energy & Environment Policy Committee (CEEPC)

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) Climate, Energy and Environment Policy Committee (CEEPC) was established in 2009 as the COG Board’s principal policy adviser on climate change, energy, green building, alternate fuels, solid waste, and recycling policy issues. CEEPC is responsible for the development... Read More