Department of the Environment (DoE)

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.

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7th Annual Green Summit Survey

Thank you for joining us online all week, October 4 - 8, 2021, for the annual Green Summit featuring family-friendly resources and focusing on a different environmental topic each day. 

We hope you found the information shared at this year's virtual Green Summit helpful and motivating! We'd love to hear from you to help make our future events better. 

Please complete this quick, 2-minute survey and tell us how we did: www.surveymonkey.com/r/W6JY23X 

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Click the icons to view some of our most common services:


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Litter Reduction

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Pets & Adoption

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Clean Water

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ICYMI:  Click the below image to check out the September Community Partners' Meeting Presentation 

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

Curbside Collection

Residents must place containers curbside by 6 a.m. on the day of collection. Collections begin as early as 6 a.m. and continue until 8 p.m.

TRASH

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

Latex paint is NOT hazardous and should NOT be delivered to the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) site. Learn how to dispose of properly by clicking here. 

RECYCLING

** Plastic bags are NOT accepted. Place recyclables loose and un-bagged in your recycling cart or bin. **

The County provides single-stream recycling, which means items should be placed in the same container, without the need to sort or separate.

Overflow of recyclables can be placed on any receptacle or cardboard box marked with an X or the word “Recycling." Cardboard boxes will be collected with contents.

YARD TRIM 

Residents who have County-provided 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, free of charge.

Convenience Centers

Residents who do not have County-provided curbside collection should use the Residential Convenience Drop-Off Centers for disposal of regular household bagged trash and un-bagged recyclables. 

Bulky Trash

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

**Bulky items should be placed at the curb no earlier than the night before your scheduled appointment date or by 6 a.m. the morning of your appointment date.** 

Organics Composting Facility

Open to residential and commercial/business customers.

Brown Station Road Sanitary Landfill

Open to residential and commercial/business customers.

**Effective October 1, 2021 the tipping fee is $70 per ton.**

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) & Electronic Recycling Acceptance Sites


Acceptance sites only open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

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