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.
**FACILITY CLOSURE ALERT**
During the temporary closure of the Prince George’s County Materials Recycling Facility located in Capitol Heights, please call (301) 499-1707 to inquire about alternative facility locations.