Heat Warning in Effect

County urges caution during this severe weather event. Visit mypgc.us/StayCool for more info.

Trash Time Change

Due to extreme heat, trash collection throughout the county will begin at 5 am beginning Monday, July 15, 2024. Learn more at mypgc.us/ClearTheCurb.


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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Environment Latest Updates

New Clear the Curb Waste Collection Services Beginning July 1

Introduces new curbside scrap metal and electronics recycling pickup and increases collection of curbside bulky items.

Aircraft Noise Study

Residents south of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) invited to provide feedback in online survey and virtual meeting, June 24, 2024

Environment News and Announcements

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Prince George’s County Announces Earlier Waste Collection Services Due to Excessive Heat

Workers facing extreme heat challenges will begin trash and recycling collections…

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Prince George's County Announces Holiday Closings for Independence Day

County Government offices, except for public safety agencies, will be closed on…

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County Shelter Reopens to Public on Friday, June 21

Facility closed early yesterday due to a maintenance issue

Environment Events

Electronics and Household Hazardous Waste Disposal
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Pet Parenting Class
12:00 pm
Animal Services

Electronics and Household Hazardous Waste Disposal
8:00 am - 1:00 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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