Department of the Environment (DoE)

Animal Services Facility and Adoption Center Update

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Click here to access a list of reopening frequently asked questions. 

For more information on available programs and services, visit our Animal Services page by clicking here.

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Fall 2020 Community Partners' Presentation

The three agencies that co-sponsor Community Partners’ – Department of Permitting, Inspections and Enforcement (DPIE), Department of the Environment (DoE) and Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPW&T) – have uploaded the presentations today, September 24th, allowing residents to “attend” from the comfort of their homes or offices. 

Click below to access the complete presentation of all three sponsoring agencies, which includes news about current projects, upcoming programs and concludes with a Q & A.

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CURBSIDE BULKY TRASH UPDATE

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Check out the latest issue of the DoE Green Scene Newsletter!

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Curbside Collection

The Department of the Environment (DoE) will continue to provide trash, recycling, and yard trim collection services on schedule.

Latex paint is NOT hazardous and should NOT be delivered to the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) site. Instead, residents should:

  1. Donate leftover latex paint to relatives, friends or neighbors who might need the paint for a project
  2. Allow leftover latex paint to dry and place it in the regular household trash bag for trash disposal.
  3. Use kitty litter or quick paint drying agents that many of the paint stores sell in packets (it is very inexpensive). Once the paint dries, place dried paint can(s) in the regular trash bag for regular trash disposal.

**All trash must be tied and bagged securely.**

Organics Composting Facility

Closed to the public for all services and is open to Commercial/Business customers only

Residents who have County-provided yard trim curbside collections should continue to place their yard trim at the curb by 6 a.m. on Mondays for regular collections. Residents who do not have curbside collection, may drop-off yard trim at the County’s Convenience Drop-off Centers during regular hours of operation.

Convenience Centers

Residents who do not have County-contracted Residential Curbside Collection should use the Residential Convenience Drop-Off Centers for disposal of regular household bagged trash and recyclables. Only residents who DO NOT have curbside pickup service should utilize the convenience centers. Residents who have curbside pick-up should continue to use the curbside service.  

**All Trash Must Be Tied and Bagged Securely**

Bulky Trash

Curbside bulky trash collections have resumed. Appointments may be scheduled by visiting bulkytrash.princegeorgescountymd.gov or by contacting 311.

Brown Station Road Sanitary Landfill

Open to residential and commercial/business customers.

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) & Electronic Acceptance Sites


Acceptance sites open on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday only.


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Prince George’s County Beautification Initiative

On January 6th, Prince George’s County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks launched the next phase of the Beautification Initiative based on feedback from residents. We want every Prince Georgian to be "Part of It, Proud of It, and to Keep Our County Clean and Beautiful." Learn more about our efforts last year and the next phase of our campaign by visiting: www.pgcproud.com.

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Trash/Recycling

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