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Montgomery County Maryland’s Green Business Certification Program is designed to recognize businesses and other entities that have taken voluntary steps to protect, preserve, and improve the environment. Certified green businesses operate in a manner that demonstrates a commitment to environmental stewardship, and conserve energy and water, reduce their carbon footprint, and generate less waste and recycle more.

Businesses that are interested in making their operations more sustainable can use the resources offered through the Green Business Certification Program to achieve this goal.

Current Adopt A Road Participants that are Green Business Certified:
A.I.R. Lawn Care
Green Scene Landscaping
Hughes Network
Marriott International
Radius Technology
Scott Orthodontics
Social and Scientific Systems, Inc.

If you would like your company to be Green Certified - visit for more information!

Green Business Incentives Programs

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The Green Ribbon Schools award is given to select schools across the nation that The U.S. Department of Education (USED) recognizes as schools that save energy, reduce costs, feature environmentally sustainable learning spaces, protect health, foster wellness, and offer environmental education to boost academic achievement and community engagement.

Inspiring schools to achieve 21st Century excellence, the Green Ribbon Schools award will recognize schools that have achieved, or are making demonstrable progress toward:

  1. having a net-zero environmental impact;
  2. improving the health and performance of students and staff; and,
  3. ensuring the environmental and sustainability literacy of all the students


The Center for Green Schools was established to drive the transformation of all schools into sustainable and healthy places to live, learn, work and play. We believe that everyone, from the kindergartner entering the classroom to the Ph.D. student performing research in a lab, should have the ability to learn in green buildings.

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If you have other questions or concerns email or call our hotline at 240-777-7155 (make sure to speak clearly when leaving a message).

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