Montgomery College Earns Excellence in Recycling Award
For seventh time in the last 10 years, Montgomery College received an Excellence in Recycling Award for its recycling efforts in 2009. The award was presented recently during Montgomery County’s Recycling Awareness Week.
During the week, the Montgomery County Division of Solid Waste Services recognizes businesses, multi-family properties and individuals for their contributions to the county’s recycling efforts. Businesses receive for excellence in recycling awards when they exceed the County’s goal of recycling 50 percent of their waste generated.
According to the Division of Solid Waste Services, “the management and staff at all three campuses at Montgomery College continually emphasize the importance of recycling.” Montgomery College recycled 69.9 percent of the total waste leaving College premises. ‘Required’ materials such as cans, plastic containers, paper, metal, and yard waste together with a range of ‘voluntary’ materials such as batteries, furniture, light tubes, and oils, helped to make up a recycled total of over 1,718 tons that didn’t go to landfill. If you have questions about recycling at Montgomery College, please contact Maurice McCambley, Director of Facilities at the Germantown Campus, on 240-567-7880.
Pictured in the photo receiving the award, from left to right, are Montgomery College’s Steve Taylor, Thomas Adams, Maurice McCambley and James Gilbert.