Compare public recycling initiatives in Silver Spring, Wheaton and Takoma Park.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Wheaton Patch highlights star bloggers in its Local Voices section.
Have you ever explored the Local Voices section on Wheaton Patch's home page? This week we highlight some of the fantastic blogs written there by community members. Improving Your Soil "If we ever want to see cool, clean water flowing through Sligo Creek, we will have to stop treating our soil like dirt." Ed Murtagh, the chair of the Friends of Sligo Creek Stormwater Committee and a board member of GreenWheaton, writes about the importance of good soil for retaining water, improving drainage and filtering out harmful pollutants. Learn more about how to improve your soil. Friends of Immigrant Center Take Part in the Spirit of Thanksgiving The Charles Gilchrist Center for Cultural Diversity, an important resource center in Wheaton for …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Volunteers are needed to recycle paper, help remove invasive weeds at Brookside Gardens and clean up around the Wheaton Library.
The last Saturday in October is Community Service Day in Montgomery County, and volunteers are needed for a variety of service projects on that day and in the week leading up to it. Here are a few volunteer opportunities in Wheaton: - Brookside Gardens seeks volunteers for invasive weed removal on Oct. 27 from 9-12 p.m. - GreenWheaton is holding a paper-shredding and recycling event at Westfield Wheaton in the parking lot near Target on Oct. 24 from 4-7p.m. - GreenWheaton is also coordinating a cleanup of the Wheaton Regional Library on Oct. 27 from 1-4 p.m. "Volunteers will help landscape, plant native plants, mulch beds and clear any trash from the area," according to the service project announcement on the Montgomery County Volunteer …