April 22 is Earth Day and you can make a difference!
Started in 1970, Earth Day has become a worldwide movement to drive positive action for our planet. We are committed to help! Learn about opportunities for businesses and residents to Save the Planet! Wharton Club members and guests are invited.
1. Participate in Earth Day Events Around Montgomery County
Montgomery County GreenFest – The Montgomery County GreenFest is the largest annual environmental festival in Montgomery County, MD. GreenFest is organized by a coalition of public, non-profit, and university partners.
The City Nature Challenge – The City Nature Challenge is an adventure in metropolitan areas worldwide to discover and identify wildlife. We’ll be looking for signs of life in parks, neighborhoods, and backyards to see what plants and animals share our environment and help scientists collect valuable information on biodiversity.
2. Partner with Bethesda Green
Bethesda Green is a sustainable urban ecosystem that enhances green living, ensures environmental protection, and facilitates growth of responsible businesses. We work to address environmental challenges locally by creating a sustainable, green community, built collaboratively through citizen engagement, environmental education, government partnership and innovative business development. Bethesda Green is seeking opportunities to partner with local businesses to Save the Planet. Will you join us? Check out our programs below to see if one might be a good fit for you!
3. Learn How To Improve Your Environmental Impact with these Green Tips
Check out the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection’s What Can I Do page to calculate your carbon footprint and find ways to improve your impact on the environment and community!
Support local businesses! The MoCo Made initiative was launched to highlight our County’s vibrant local food and beverage sector.
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