Category Archives: Recycling

Majestic Creature in its Natural…WAIT.

What natural creatures do you see every day?  I see squirrels and deer pretty often.  And insects!  Stink bugs are common in my house, and I’m starting to see bees and moths regularly.  Occasionally I see a chipmunk or rabbit, … Continue reading

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Brushing Your Teeth Should Feel Good

On a recent early Fall day, in the wee hours of morning, about 20 MOMs employees showed up at the parking lot in College Park and piled our sleepy selves onto a mini-bus for a trip to adorable Kutztown, PA … Continue reading

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The Mystery Behind the Numbers

Recycling isn’t very intuitive.  Some sorts of plastic can be recycled, some sorts of packaging can’t, it varies in every county… I know I’m guilty of pitching something into the recycle bin and hoping I made the right choice! Thankfully, … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about Lightbulbs

Is anyone else confused about lightbulbs?  I know there are different kinds, and some are considered better for the environment than others.  Which is which? For most people, here are our lightbulb choices: Incandescent: makes light by passing an electric … Continue reading

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My Journey in Environmental Restoration (E.R.)

As I come close to five years working for MOM’s, I am amazed by how much I have been able to learn and experience. I have met and learned from so many great people within and associated with the company. … Continue reading

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Rain Garden: Just Say “No” to Watering

I like to conserve resources, like… effort.  Take the rain garden I recently finished building.  Sure, I shoveled and wheelbarrowed a dump truck’s worth of soil, and hand-built a thirty foot long retaining wall.  But, once I get the flowers … Continue reading

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Southern Maryland – Here We Come!

The MOMs crew is hard at work, setting up the soon-to-open Waldorf store in Southern Maryland!  You can expect grand opening festivities on Nov 9th, 10th & 11th, including kids activities, free samples, goody bags, raffles, henna tattooing and lots … Continue reading

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Countdown to Merrifield! …and Directions

Its hard to believe that Merrifield MOMs will be open tomorrow (grand opening this weekend), after so many months of dreaming, planning, and preparing. As always, our employee crew is churning away, stocking products, beautifying displays and practicing systems to … Continue reading

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Green Festival DC is September 29 & 30!

There are so many fun and enlightening events around the DC area every year, and we’re fortunate to have one of the best coming up at the end of this month! Green Festival is a huge event at the Washington … Continue reading

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Appreciations to All!

Wind, rain, lightening and power outages couldn’t subdue our excitement over our 25th Anniversary weekend celebration.  Even though a few stores lost power we managed to have some fun in all locations: recycle drives, cook-outs, music and samples. Recycling of … Continue reading

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