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

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.

PGC Composts Expansion Completed

All residents receiving County-provided services can compost yard trim and food scraps every Monday!

Environment News and Announcements

Free Mulch Giveaway

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Score Free Mulch at “Mulch Madness” Source Reduction Event

Shredded chippings from recycled Christmas trees will beautify neighborhoods and…

Animal Shelter Suspends Intake of Owner-Surrendered Dogs

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Prince George’s County Animal Shelter to Suspend Intake of Owner-Surrendered Dogs from April 10 – April 30

Facility will undergo deep cleaning protocols and seek placement of 100 animals…

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Prince George’s County Animal Shelter to Limit Intake of Owner-Surrender Pets

The measure protects pets from spreading disease and prevents shelter…

Environment Events

Woof Wednesdays Big Dog Adoption Event

Woof Wednesdays
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Animal Services
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Pet Parenting Class
12:00 pm
Animal Services
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Pet Parenting Class
12:00 pm
Animal Services

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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