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Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
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Few Marylanders know that just 25 miles from the nation’s capital is a 2,650-acre campus of protected shoreline and ecological research in their backyards. On the shores of Edgewater, Md., the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) provides educational programs for everyone from kindergartners to seniors in high school, with the

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Energy & Sustainability

Guest feature: Laura Armstrong is the Sustainability Program Director at the Maryland Department of the Environment. Follow along with MDE on Facebook and Twitter. Has your organization reduced its environmental impacts and saved money through energy and water conservation, waste minimization and other environmental best practices? Share your success and

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McCormick Sustainable Company
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McCormick & Company ranks among the top 100 sustainable companies in the world, according to a new report. The 2017 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations Index was announced last month at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. The rankings, compiled by the Canadian market research company Corporate Knights, are available

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Greening Your Business Program
Energy & Sustainability

Guest feature: Laura Armstrong is the Sustainability Program Director at the Maryland Department of the Environment. Follow along with MDE on Facebook and Twitter. Whether your organization is just getting started in greening its operations or you’re ready to take your sustainability efforts to the next level, this free program

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Manta Biofuel
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Ohio native Ryan Powell has utilized the state of Maryland for a first-rate education, an innovative start-up business, a groundbreaking technology patent, and now a massive expansion from what was once just an idea. Powell and his business partner Onur Unal are the founders of Manta Biofuel, a Baltimore-based biotechnology

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Firefly Farms Garrett County
Energy & Sustainability

Guest feature: Kim Durst is an economic development specialist for the Garrett County Department of Economic Development. Follow Garrett County on Facebook and Twitter. The Garrett County Board of Commissioners recently passed a resolution enabling property and business owners in the county to take advantage of Maryland’s Commercial Property Assessed

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Energy & Sustainability

Guest feature: Laura Armstrong is the Sustainability Coordinator for the Maryland Department of the Environment. Follow along with MDE @MDEnvironment. It’s time to get recognized! Has your organization reduced its environmental impacts and saved money through energy and water conservation, waste minimization and other environmental best practices? Share your success

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Maryland Green Registry Rebate Race
Energy & Sustainability

Guest feature: Laura Armstrong is the Sustainability Coordinator for the Maryland Department of the Environment. Follow along with MDE @MDEnvironment. Has your business or organization taken advantage of the generous rebates and services offered by your utility company? If not, this is the time to jump in and start saving

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Greening Your Business Program
Energy & Sustainability

Guest feature: Laura Armstrong is the Sustainability Coordinator for the Maryland Department of the Environment. Follow along with MDE @MDEnvironment. Whether your organization is just getting started in greening its operations or you’re ready to take your sustainability efforts to the next level, a new free program offered by the

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Energy & Sustainability

The future is bright for Maryland’s solar industry. Astrum Solar®, a leading residential solar power provider and part of the Direct Energy® family of brands, is expanding its headquarters and tripling its footprint in Howard County. With help from a $500,000 loan from the Maryland Department of Business and Economic

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