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Keep Montgomery County Clean and Green

 

The Keep Montgomery County Clean and Green (KMCCG) formerly known as Keep Montgomery County Beautiful (KMCB) program was started in 1983. It encompasses a series of initiatives designed to maintain the County's high quality environment, especially in connection with the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT).

The KMCCG Task Force was a group of concerned residents who, during the mid 1980's, joined with the County government to develop beautification projects and anti-litter and recycling programs.  The Task Force functions were to educate and change citizen attitudes about littering; support cleanup and beautification projects; encourage citizens and businesses to extensively recycle; and improve awareness about graffiti in the community.

In past years the Task Force advised MCDOT on various beautification programs included the Beautification Grant, Storm Drain Marking program, Adopt A Road (AAR) volunteer program, and creation of the Adopt A Spot program.  Previous topics of discussion at the these meetings have included learning about Maryland's Champion Tree program and other environmental issues; Department of Environmental Protection Rainscape Program; FY17 budget planning, education and eradication activities of the  Graffiti Abatement Partners, Inc. (GRAB);  Regional Anti-Litter Campaign in addition to enforcing anti-litter laws and signage;  MC Litter Control legislation; creation of a Merchants Keeping Montgomery County Beautiful initiative;  Certified Green Business program; the Alice Ferguson Foundation's Potomac Watershed Cleanup and other environmental issues to support the Potomac River Watershed Treaty; the Public School System’s Environmental Literacy and Maryland's Green Schools programstree preservationChampion Tree program; expansion of County’s plastics recycling programillegal signs enforcement and lawsSchool Energy Recycling Team program; collaboration on the Monthly AAR Communication eNewsletters; and organized the Beautification Awards Ceremony for the Landscape and Amateur Photography competitions.

What are the major KMCCG programs?

What other programs does KMCCG support?

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To report graffiti in Montgomery County call 301.607.4722 or email kpaunil1@verizon.net - to request a magnet and form (shown below) email your address to:  mcdot.outreach@montgomerycountymd.gov

How can I learn more about KMCCG?

Information about participating in one or all the Keep Montgomery County Clean and Green programs please contact the program office at mcdot.outreach@montgomerycountymd.gov or 240.777.7155.


If you have other questions or concerns email mcdot.outreach@montgomerycountymd.gov or call our hotline at 240-777-7155 (make sure to speak clearly when leaving a message).

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 Director's Office · Montgomery County Department of Transportation
101 Monroe Street, 10th Floor · Rockville, Maryland 20850 · mcdot.director@montgomerycountymd.gov
· telephone: 240-777-7170 · fax: 240-777-7178 ·