Environment and Sustainability

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.

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.

Still have questions? Contact:

Environmental Management
111 Maryland Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Fall Tree Giveaway

All trees for the Fall Tree Giveaway on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020 have been reserved. To get updates on future tree giveaways and other events, sign up for the Environment and Sustainability Newsletter at the link below.

Environment and Sustainability Newsletter

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Explore resources to help Rockville become a more environmentally-friendly community.

Sustainability Resources

Sustainable Maryland Certified Report

Community Sustainability Survey

Strategy for a Sustainable Rockville

Plans and Policies 

Environment Report

Environmental Guidelines

Integrated Pest Management Strategy

Volunteer and Give Back

Environment Commission  

Adopt a Stream

Storm Drain Marking

Become a Weed Warrior

Awards and Recognition

Sustainable Maryland Certified Community Logo
Certified Community Wildlife HabitatSustainable Maryland Certified CommunityChesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund GrantMaryland Smart Energy Community

Green Power Community and Leadership ClubCOG Climate and Energy Leadership AwardBethesda Magazine Green AwardCollege Gardens Park Awards