Initiatives

  1. MONTHLY ROAD CLEANUPS – Each month our volunteers pick up trash along Queen Anne’s County roads and waterways.
  2. PRESENTATIONS – We offer free presentations to community and civic groups about (1) single-use plastic and its effect on our environment, and (2) understanding the recycling process.
  3. FREE REUSABLE BAG GIVEAWAYS – PFQAC hands out free reusable grocery bags at local grocery stores, community events, and to presentation audiences.
  4. MARYLAND GREEN REGISTRY – PFQAC is working in partnership with the Maryland Department of the Environment’s to engage QAC businesses and organizations to join the Maryland Green Registry for greater visibility and promotion of sustainable practices in Queen Anne’s County.
  5. BOAT SHRINK WRAP – We are surveying local marinas and marine services about boat shrink-wrap and its recyclability.
  6. RESTAURANTS – Encourage restaurants to adopt a straws-upon-request policy, and provide a comprehensive list of sources for alternative restaurant products.
  7. PARTNERSHIPS – We are actively reaching out to schools, community organizations and business groups for partnering opportunities and internships.
  8. NEWSLETTER – PFQAC features Queen Anne’s County local businesses and organizations that are making sustainable choices, as well as information about environmental initiatives here and around the country.