The Poolesville Pulse

Food Waste in Montgomery County: A Threat to Our Air

Joe Dwyer, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

More than one third of the food produced in the United States is wasted, and ends up in places like Gude Landfill. Gude is a waste disposal facility located just North of Rockville, only a mile away from Montgomery College. W...

New single-family home construction in Poolesville poses potential harms to the environment

Kenna Krueger, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

Over the past decade, small town Poolesville, Maryland has seen enormous growth in new developments and the construction of single-family homes, which pose a threat to the surrounding environment. Since 2010, the number of d...

Redeveloping Lakeforest Mall could bring sustainable urban practices to Gaithersburg

Michelle Zheng, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

Lakeforest Mall, located in Gaithersburg, experienced a steady decline in attendance, leading to the property being sold in 2018 to U.S. Bank in hopes of redeveloping it into a new, environmentally sustainable shopping area. ...

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