Gift Outside the Box Media Kit

Press release, social media prompts, and graphics for promoting an environmentally friendly holiday season. For tips on how to reduce waste, visit Gift Greener.

Press Release

Montgomery County Press Release - November 16, 2020

 

Gift Outside the Box PSA

This holiday season will be like none other. Help us kick off a different way of celebrating the holidays this season.

 

Media

How can you "Gift Greener" this holiday season? DEP Director Adam Ortiz shares some great ideas on Make a Difference, County Cable’s program on volunteering and giving back.


Looking for last-minute gifts? DEP Director Adam Ortiz shares some great ideas on NBC4.

 

Social Media - #GiftGreener

Use our hashtag, #GiftGreener to promote reducing waste this holiday season. Below are sample social media posts to get you started. Make sure to download our social media graphics .

DEP Social

Twitter: @MyGreenMC
Facebook: /MyGreenMontgomery
Instagram: @mygreenmc

 

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#GiftGreener today by looking for ways to #Reduce, #Reuse and #Recycle! Bring a reusable shopping bag with you when shopping, and purchase gifts made of reused materials when possible. For more gift ideas, visit bit.ly/GiftGreener.

The USDA estimates that 30-40% of the food supply in the United States is wasted. This holiday season, think about donating your untouched leftovers to a local food bank. For more ideas, visit bit.ly/GiftGreener. #GiftGreener #GiveBack

 

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Give local this holiday season! Remember to shop locally to support businesses in our community. #ShopLocal #ShopSmall #MCGreenBiz #GiftGreener bit.ly/GiftGreener

#GiftGreener today and remember to look for ways to #Reduce, #Reuse and #Recycle! Bring a reusable shopping bag with you for your holiday shopping, and consider using reused materials for wrapping and gift-making. For more gift ideas, visit bit.ly/GiftGreener.

 

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The USDA estimates that 30-40% of the food supply in the United States is wasted. This holiday season, think about donating your untouched leftovers to a local food bank. For more ideas, visit bit.ly/GiftGreener. #GiftGreener #GiveBack #MoCo #LeftOvers #Turkey #Thanksgiving #Holiday #Local #FoodBank #FoodWaste #FoodScraps #Reduce #Reuse #Recycle

Preparing for the holidays? Remember to #BuyLocal #ShopSmall and support local businesses and artists. Look for low-cost gifts on local community online marketplaces such as Facebook Marketplace and the Buy Nothing Project, small businesses or farms. bit.ly/GiftGreener #GiftGreener
#SmallBusinessSaturday #SBS #MoCo #Rockville #SilverSpring #Poolesville #Damascus #Bethesda #Gaithersburg #Germantown #TakomaPark #Potomac #Olney #Wheaton #MontgomeryVillage #Clarksburg #Kensington #Burtonsville #AspenHill #Boyds #Brookeville #Darnestown #CabinJohn #GlenEcho #GarrettPark #Laytonsville #Dickerson #Colesville #WashingtonGrove #Barnesville #Spencerville #Rossmoor #Fairland #Redland #Travilah #Cloverly #Somerset #KempMill #ChevyChase #SandySpring #Brookmont #MartinsAdditions #FriendshipVillage

 

Download Graphics

Right-click on a link and choose 'Save Link As' to download an individual graphic in JPG format. To request graphics in other sizes or formats, please email askdep@montgomerycountymd.gov.

Download all graphics in a zip file.

General Graphics

 

Buy Local

 

Gift Experiences

 

Gift Greener

 

Give Back

 

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Events

Join us for our virtual holiday events!

November 18, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Watch Recording: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Right & Close the Loop – Buy Recycled!

December 3, 2020
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Watch Recording: Gift Greener with Energy $aving$ This Holiday Season

December 7, 2020
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Watch Recording: Gift Experiences!

December 8, 2020
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Watch Recording:  Buy Local - Learn About Great Holiday Ideas From MoCo Farms and Local Food Businesses

December 16, 2020
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Watch Recording: Give Back and Give Thanks

Gift Greener Poster!

Gift Greener Poster
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