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

PGC Composts Expansion Completed

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

Woof Wednesdays Are Back

Every Wednesday, every large dog over 50 pounds has a $50 adoption fee! Visit the Animal Services Facility & Adoption Center.

Environment News and Announcements

Press Release

2023 Waste Diversion and Recycling Award Ceremony

Awards recognize excellence in reducing waste and increasing recycling efforts…

Presidents day collection

Press Release

Holiday Closings for Presidents Day

County government offices (except public safety) will close on Monday, February…

News

Animal Services Change of Hours for Tuesday, January 23

Closed 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Open 2 - 6 p.m. ONLY 1/23/24

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
Woof Wednesdays Big Dog Adoption Event

Woof Wednesdays
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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Address

1801 McCormick Drive
Suite 500
Largo, MD 20774

Hours

Mon - Fri

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