Silver Spring in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Alternative to Plastic Water Bottles
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In order to meet Americans' demand for bottled water, 17 million barrels of oil are used annually; this is enough oil to fuel more than 1 million US cars for a year.
Erected by Montgomery Parks.
Location. 39° 3.574′ N, 77° 2.108′ W. Marker is in Silver Spring, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Glenallen Avenue east of Heurich Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1500 Glenallen Avenue, Silver Spring MD 20902, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. What Are Rain Gardens? (here, next to this marker); Elements of Brookside's Rain Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Trial Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Azalea Garden Creating Pollinator & Native Plant Gardens (within shouting distance of this marker); Composting (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Efficient Irrigation System (about 300 feet away); What Happened Here? (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silver Spring.
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 23, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 23, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.