Green Bowie

  1. Volunteers Needed for Fall Stream & Community Cleanup on October 15

    Fall is here, and it's once again time to clean and Green Bowie! Join us on Saturday, October 15, 2022, from 9 a.m. to noon for our stream and community cleanup. Read on...
  2. Green Bowie Veterans Day 5K

    It's that time again. The Green Bowie Veterans Day 5K is right around the corner. Read on...
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Green Bowie is the umbrella term used to describe all of the City of Bowie's environmental initiatives. Green Bowie helps the City government, residents, businesses and more to become greener, cleaner, and more sustainable. Everyone can be involved in one way or another, whether it be:

  • Installing a rain barrel on your property
  • Purchasing/using a compost bin
  • Volunteering with the Green Team for gardening efforts and invasive plant removal
  • Replacing older (less energy efficient) light bulbs with LEDs
  • Choosing not to use single-use plastic products
  • Driving an electric vehicle
  • Or using natural products that do not contain harsh chemicals

These are all actions that will define the future of Green Bowie. Please browse our webpages from the left-hand menu to find more Green Tips relating to things like recycling, lawn care, trees, energy efficiency and much more. Have a question? Reach out to the City Sustainability Manager or Watershed Manager. And to learn more about our City goals please view our Sustainability Plan.

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You will stay up-to-date on the status of Green Bowie programs, volunteer opportunities, and fun City events. Use the box below to sign up. 

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City Achievements

  • Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award Recipient- 2018, 2022
  • Sustainability Champion for Sustainable Maryland Certified - 2013, 2016, 2019 
  • National Wildlife Federation Certified Community Wildlife Habitat - 2016-2020 
  • Maryland Smart Energy Community Award Winner - 2015
  • Recipient of Keep Prince George's Beautiful Waste Diversion and Recycling Award- 2020

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Current Green Bowie Programs

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Stay Connected on Social Media

Follow us on Twitter! We do many social media campaigns via twitter and will reply to all tweets and direct messages. Follow us (@green_bowie) and tweet at us using the hashtag #GreenBowie

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