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The School Energy and Recycling Team (SERT) program provides opportunities for all schools to participate in and receive incentives and recognition for their energy conservation and recycling efforts. SERT supports a balanced environment for the integration of all students to work together in a culturally diverse environment. 

The SERT program strives to provide the resources, support, and vision of the future for a successful conservation program at each school. Promoting the connections between human behavior and its impact on the environment reinforces our culture of conservation and increases participation in our mission to conserve resources and recycle actively.

Click here to see our Welcome Back to School flyer highlighting many of SERT's activities. 


SERT Program Staff

Richard Benjamin, program manager

Helen Blankfeld, information specialist (data)

DJ Connelly, facilitator for Bethesda Depot schools

Terina Garcia, facilitator for Clarksburg Depot schools

Linda S. McLaughlin, program technician (communication)

John Meyer, recycling manager 

Jim Stufft, facilitator for Randolph Depot schools


SERT is proud to partner with the Audubon Naturalist Society (ANS), Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE), and MCPS' Outdoor Environmental Education Programs (OEEP).


Audubon Naturalist Society   OEEP       

  maeoe    my green


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