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.

Electric Vehicle Readiness Plan

Rockville is developing an Electric Vehicle Readiness Plan. Find out more at engagerockville.com/evplan.

Climate Action Plan

Rockville adopted a Climate Action Plan. Visit rockvillemd.gov/climate for more information and to find out how to participate in climate efforts.

Plog Rockville

Take the Plog Rockville Pledge to clean up litter while you walk, jog, or run in the City of Rockville and receive a free “plogging” bag! Bags are limited. Report back periodically on where you are plogging and how many bags of trash you collect via the Plog Rockville Reporting Form.

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
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Community Sustainability Survey

Strategy for a Sustainable Rockville

Plans and Policies 

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Environmental Guidelines

Integrated Pest Management Strategy

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