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Solid and Hazardous Waste

Hazardous Waste

Prince George's County Health Department investigates overflowing sewer complaints in streams. Most of these are the result of some sort of blockage. Most of the time that blockage is a result of grease, which usually comes from a food service facility that is not maintaining their grease abatement system. Learn more on reducing Fats, Oils, and Grease in sewer system.​


Prince George's County Health Department provides several services to residents as part of the Environmental Engineering Program, including:

  • Inspecting landfills, rubble​fills and all trash trucks and recycling trucks licensed to operate within the County;
  • Reviewing applications for proposed sewage sludge utilization sites;
  • Inspecting existing and proposed sewage sludge utilization sites;
  • Assisting licensing authorities in the enforcement of State and County solid waste regulations;
  • Monitoring the cleanup of hazardous waste sites; and,
  • Providing information to those inquiring about the proper disposal of hazardous substances stored in the home and locations of waste oil collection sites.

​​Prince George's County Health Department

Environmental Engineering Program

Largo Government Center
9201 Basil Court, Suite 318
Largo, Maryland 20774

Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday, except County Holidays

​Office: 301-883-7681
Fax: 301-883-7266
TTY/STS Dial 711 for Maryland Relay
Email: EnvironEngProgram@co.pg.md.us