Waste Management Division

A division of the Department of the Environment, the mission of the Waste Management Division is to manage the collection, recycling, reduction and disposal of municipal solid waste in an efficient, cost-effective and safe manner, while complying with all Federal, State and local regulatory requirements.

The Waste Management Division works to improve our environment by providing recycling and the effective management of trash, yard waste, household hazardous waste and bulky materials. The county is fulfilling its goals of protecting our natural resources while promoting a better quality of life for our community by ensuring cleaner water and air quality.

Go Green this Halloween and Compost Your Pumpkin!

The Prince George’s County Department of the Environment (DoE) is pleased to announce that it will collect pumpkins for composting on Monday, November 7, 2016 and Monday, November 14, 2016. In addition to pumpkins, dried corn, hay and straw will also be picked-up for composting along with yard trim. For more information about the County's annual Pumpkin Composting program is available on the flyer below. 


Prince George's County Celebrates America Recycles Day! 

Join the celebration and take the pledge to learn more about environmental stewardship or share your positive environmental practices with your neighbors and community.