Water quality mini-grants awarded for 2014
The Water Quality Education Committee mini-grant program is designed to improve public understanding of the negative impact that stormwater runoff has on our local rivers and streams. These grants allow individuals and community groups to develop educational activities, host events and implement projects. Local governments pool their resources to conduct public education around water quality issues, and use a portion of the program budget to support community grants. Learn more »
HHW Shouldn't go in the trash
A typical home can contain a vast array of household hazardous wastes (HHW). Products like paint, oil, batteries and pesticides shouldn’t be tossed into regular trash. Each year, the MARC Solid Waste Management District hosts a series of HHW collection events in participating communities. Learn how to dispose of your HHW properly»
or find an event near you»
Residential Energy Calculator
You can easily calculate your home's energy efficiency with a new web-based calculator on BeyondTheBulb.org. Once you have entered your home's information, you can save your results and compare your usage over time. The calculator will also provide tips on how to decrease your overall energy usage.