Can Howard County recycle my yogurt cartons, cardboard juice carton, aluminum pie pan, Styrofoam, etc.?
Download a chart of everything you can recycle here
Where can I get involved and help the community effort of greening and sustainability?
Please visit our “Get Involved/Volunteer” page for a list of local organizations that welcome volunteers. Also consider “Continuing Education” to further your knowledge so you can teach your neighbors and friends.
What does the Office of Environmental Sustainability do?
Read all about OES and the things we do to help Howard County become even more green!
What is a rain garden?
Visit rain gardens to learn all about rain gardens and how to build one!
Where can I buy fresh local produce?
Buying local is one of the easiest (and best) ways to go green. We have included a list of locations of local farms, CSA’s and organic stores to help you find the best Howard County has to offer.
Which watershed do I live in?
For information on local watersheds, rivers and streams click here [link].
What plants are native to MD?
Learn the best ways to landscape green
What tax incentives are available for energy efficient renovations or products?
It pays to go green! Find out how to save when you renovate or upgrade
What are Howard County’s Green Building standards and requirements?
Learn everything you need to know before building green