Department of the Environment (DoE)

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Welcome to Your Department of the Environment

The Department of the Environment (DoE) works for a healthy, beautiful and sustainable County through programs that provide clean water, flood control, recycling, and waste management, litter prevention, animal services and pet adoption in partnership with residents and other stakeholders.

Some of our core services include:

  • Providing clean water services;
  • Flooding prevention for buildings and structures;
  • Collecting, processing and diverting waste from the County-operated landfill, commercial facilities and householders;
  • Providing sustainability services to reduce greenhouse gas and emission; and
  • Facilitating pet adoptions, managing an animal holding facility, issuing pet licenses, investigating cruelty complaints and conducting humane outreach and education events.

We invite you to collaborate, engage, partner and champion with us as we employ innovative and sustainable approaches to our environmental challenges. Information on this site is intended to assist you with learning more about our organization and its programs and services.

Feel free to reach out to us for more details on how you can help us make Prince George's a greener place to live, work and play.

Click here to download a copy of our brochure.

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In honor of America Recycles Day on November 15, Keep Prince George’s County Beautiful (KPGCB) and the Prince George’s County Department of the Environment (DoE) will present the first 2019 Waste Diversion and Recycling Awards Ceremony on Monday, November 18, 2019. The ceremony recognizes County commercial businesses, schools and other entities who have demonstrated exceptional achievements in recycling and waste diversion to advance the mission of KPGCB and DoE.  

Any individual can self-nominate or submit a nomination for a County commercial business, school or other entities that have demonstrated exceptional achievements in recycling and waste diversion to advance the mission of KPGCB and DoE.  A 2019 nomination form must be submitted on behalf of the nominee, including all relevant and supporting documentation before midnight, *November 6, 2019. (*THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS NOW CLOSED). Click on the image to learn more.


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