Working for a More Sustainable Mount Rainier Maryland

Tag: Green Purchasing

Mount Rainier Rain Barrel SALE Event

Until September 10, 2018, the City of Mount Rainier and the Prince George’s County Department of the Environment are offering discounted 50-gallon rain barrels. Barrels cost $67.50. This discounted rate is only available through Sept 10, 2018.

Order your rain barrel at and take it home on Saturday, September 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Mount Rainier Public Works, 3715 Wells Avenue, Mount Rainier MD 20712.

Prince George’s County residents can apply for a Rain Check rebate, off-setting most of the cost! After the Rain Check Rebate, your only cost is for the gutter attachment! (

To learn more, please contact Rocio Latorre at 301-985-6583 or

Another bonus, on September 15 starting at 9:00 a.m. – the City of Mount Rainier and the City of Mount Rainier Green Team are hosting an E-Waste and Polystyrene Drop Off ( so you can drop off your waste, and take home your rain barrel on the same day.

City Hall Sustainability Walkthrough Recommendations

On August 5, 2016 a representative from the Mt Rainier Green Team conducted a walkthrough of Mt Rainier City hall in order to find ways to improve the sustainability of City Hall operations.  Here is a link to the report – City Hall Sustainability Walkthrough Recommendations.

Green Purchasing Policy Recommendations

Here is a link to recommendations from the Green Team to the City of Mount Rainier concerning Green Purchasing Policies – Green Purchasing Policy Report..

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