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Only organic pesticides can be used on lawns

Only products with these labels are allowed on private lawns, playgrounds, mulched recreation areas, and the grounds of childcare facilities.


 
 

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Tackling the Climate Emergency

Tackling the Climate Emergency

The County launched Climate Action Planning Workgroups that will meet through the end of 2019. Learn about upcoming meetings, dive into the greenhouse gas emissions inventory, and check out climate resources. 

 

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Aiming for Zero Waste

Planning a vision for sustainable materials management

The Aiming for Zero Waste plan will strategically evaluate the County’s programs and facilities to guide the County’s actions and investments over the next 20-plus years. 

 

Learn about the Plan

The RainScapes Rewards Rebates have increased dramatically

It's raining RainScapes rebates!

The maximum per property Rewards Rebate has increased to $7,500 per residential property, and $20,000 for properties owned by commercial entities, institutions, homeowner associations or nonprofit organizations.

 

Install a RainScape

Let’s keep our recyclables clean!

Let’s keep our recyclables clean!

Learn more about keeping your materials clean to better insure they can be recycled properly.

 

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Construction Project Map

List of Active Restoration Projects

DEP has restoration projects under construction across the County. Learn more about each of these projects.

 

View Active Projects

The RainScapes Rewards Rebates have increased dramatically

It's raining RainScapes rebates!

The maximum per property Rewards Rebate has increased to $7,500 per residential property, and $20,000 for properties owned by commercial entities, institutions, homeowner associations or nonprofit organizations.

 

Install a RainScape

Aiming for Zero Waste

Planning a vision for sustainable materials management

The Aiming for Zero Waste plan will strategically evaluate the County’s programs and facilities to guide the County’s actions and investments over the next 20-plus years. 

 

Learn about the Plan

Celebrating 2 years of the Residential Energy Program

Celebrating 2 years of the Residential Energy Program 

In 2016, the Residential Energy Program launched, and after 2 years, we're well on our way to energy and greenhouse gas emission reductions! 

 

Learn more

Tree planting season has arrived

Tree Montgomery is planting shade trees!

Tree Montgomery will be planting free shade trees across the County. 

 

Learn More

Construction Project Map

List of Active Restoration Projects

DEP currently has 12 projects under construction across the County. Learn more about each of these projects.

 

View Active Projects

The RainScapes Rewards Rebates have increased dramatically

It's raining RainScapes rebates!

The maximum per property Rewards Rebate has increased to $7,500 per residential property, and $20,000 for properties owned by commercial entities, institutions, homeowner associations or nonprofit organizations.

 

Install a RainScape

Aiming for Zero Waste

Planning a vision for sustainable materials management

The Aiming for Zero Waste plan will strategically evaluate the County’s programs and facilities to guide the County’s actions and investments over the next 20-plus years. 

 

Learn about the Plan

Celebrating 2 years of the Residential Energy Program

Celebrating 2 years of the Residential Energy Program 

In 2016, the Residential Energy Program launched, and after 2 years, we're well on our way to energy and greenhouse gas emission reductions! 

 

Learn more

Tree planting season has arrived

Tree Montgomery is planting shade trees!

Tree Montgomery will be planting free shade trees across the County. 

 

Learn More

Construction Project Map

List of Active Restoration Projects

DEP currently has 12 projects under construction across the County. Learn more about each of these projects.

 

View Active Projects

The RainScapes Rewards Rebates have increased dramatically

It's raining RainScapes rebates!

The maximum per property Rewards Rebate has increased to $7,500 per residential property, and $20,000 for properties owned by commercial entities, institutions, homeowner associations or nonprofit organizations.

 

Install a RainScape

Aiming for Zero Waste

Planning a vision for sustainable materials management

The Aiming for Zero Waste plan will strategically evaluate the County’s programs and facilities to guide the County’s actions and investments over the next 20-plus years. 

 

Learn about the Plan

Celebrating 2 years of the Residential Energy Program

Celebrating 2 years of the Residential Energy Program 

In 2016, the Residential Energy Program launched, and after 2 years, we're well on our way to energy and greenhouse gas emission reductions! 

 

Learn more

Tree planting season has arrived

Tree Montgomery is planting shade trees!

Tree Montgomery will be planting free shade trees across the County. 

 

Learn More

Construction Project Map

List of Active Restoration Projects

DEP currently has 12 projects under construction across the County. Learn more about each of these projects.

 

View Active Projects

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