Environment

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

Household Hazardous Waste & Electronic Disposal Events

HHW and e-waste mobile events, acceptance closed at Landfill until further notice

Blink Charging Opens Its Global Headquarters in Prince George's County

Blink Charging Co., a leading global electric vehicle charging equipment provider, is constructing a new LEED Gold-certified 30,000-square-foot production facility in Bowie, MD.

Environment News and Announcements

ASD Shelter-Near capacity dogs 5.9.24

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Animal Shelter Near Critical Capacity with Dogs; Seeking Pet Adopters and Fosters

Pet Adoption Fees Waived Through May 31

Memorial Day Office Closures

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Prince George’s County Announces Holiday Closings for Memorial Day

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

ASD Shelter-Owner surrender update 5.1.24

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Animal Services and Adoption Center to Resume Owner Surrenders May 1

In addition, all adoption fees, including spay and neuter services, has returned…

Environment Events

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Solid Waste Advisory Commission Meeting, May 21, 2024
6:00 pm
Hearing/Meeting
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Pet Parenting Class
12:00 pm
Animal Services
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Rabbit Handling & Care
10:00 am
Animal Services

Environment Leadership

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Andrea L. Crooms

Director

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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1801 McCormick Drive
Suite 500
Largo, MD 20774

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Mon - Fri

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.