We work for a healthy, beautiful, and sustainable County. Our programs and partnerships provide clean water, flood control, recycling and waste management, animal services, and more.

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Sustainable Energy

The Sustainable Energy Program provides information and financial incentives for homeowners to install energy-saving retrofits, solar panels, and more. Information on electric vehicles included.

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Bag it Right

Effective January 1, 2024, Prince George’s County prohibits all retailers from providing plastic carryout bags to shoppers and must charge at least 10 cents for each paper or reusable bag.

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Clear the Curb

Residents receiving County-provided trash AND recycling services, can place two (2) standard bulky items directly NEXT to the trash cart/can for collection.

PGC Composts

Learn more about the Curbside Composting program, where all residents receiving County-provided services will be able "recycle" food scraps and yard trim by the end of 2023.

Environment News and Announcements

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County Holiday Closings for Thanksgiving

Prince George’s County government offices will be closed on Thursday, November 23…

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County Holiday Closings for Veterans Day

Prince George’s County government offices, with the exception of public safety…

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County Animal Shelter Experiencing Cat Virus Outbreak

Facility and adoptions remain open; cat nursery area closed for standard deep…

Environment Events

Community Meeting on Wells Run
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Environment Leadership

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Andrea L. Crooms


Director Andrea L. Crooms is a life-long advocate for the environment, an attorney, economist, and climate scientist with 20 years of leadership experience in environmental regulation and climate change mitigation. Before joining the Prince George’s County Department of the Environment, Director Crooms worked at the U.S. Department of Energy for 11 years, serving in multiple leadership roles at the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), where they planned, developed, and implemented programs in renewable power, water and wastewater, procurement, sustainable transportation

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