Earth Day is April 22, and we are looking at Maryland’s energy and sustainability industry and highlighting companies throughout the state that are working towards smarter energy use and greener living. In Maryland, our more than 1,200 energy and sustainability firms generate an estimated $8 billion in gross state product.
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
Guest feature: Julie Oberg is the Communications Director for the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Follow along with MDA @MdAgDept and Maryland’s Best @MdsBest. As summer gets underway, it is time for Marylanders to get reacquainted with one of the state’s most beloved pastimes: enjoying fresh, locally sourced and produced crab
Already an industry leader in sustainable home goods, Baltimore-based Bambeco recently pledged to become the first carbon-neutral Maryland business by 2020. The initiative builds on the core principles of sustainability and environmental stewardship on which the company was founded in 2009. “Reducing carbon in all business practices has always been
The market for the specialized, environmental monitoring instruments made by Green Eyes isn’t large, but it’s growing – especially in Asia. That’s given the Easton-based company a golden opportunity to thrive. “We don’t have a lot of competitors,” said Director Vincent Kelly. More than half of Green Eyes’ work this