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Sustainability-People, Equity, Planet, Environment, Prosperity, EconomyRockville's Sustainability Commitment

Rockville is one of the leading municipalities in Maryland that has made a formal commitment to move its operations and community towards more sustainable future that considers the following:
  • Prosperity - supporting local economies and community resources
  • Planet - practicing responsible environmental management and conservation
  • People - embracing social equity, fairness, health and wellness

In other words, Rockville's sustainability initiatives strive to save tax dollars, assure clean land, air and water, and improve working and living environments in order to build a sustainable community that will thrive well into the new century.

Sustainability Plans and Programs

 Environment and Sustainability Awards

 Certification through the Sustainable Maryland Certified (SMC) program
  • In October 2015, Rockville received the Sustainable Maryland recertification award from the University of Maryland's Environmental Finance Center, recognizing the city for continued leadership in sustainability. Jurisdictions are required to periodically reapply in order to maintain certification. Rockville is one of four jurisdictions to be recertified.
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Strategy for a Sustainable Rockville - Adopted by the Mayor and Council in 2007, this comprehensive strategy serves as a blueprint to make Rockville more sustainable and environmentally sensitive. While this strategy primarily targets City operations and activities, the City encourages similar actions by individual businesses and residents.

Get Involved in Sustainability

Every resident and business can contribute to our community's sustainability. Rockville has numerous programs to get involved and live greener and healthier.  What will you choose to do today?

Sustainability Coordinator
Ph: 240-314-8872

Environmental Management Division

Department of Public Works
111 Maryland Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850

Ph: 240-314-8870
Fx: 240-314-8309