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.


  1. Be Seen Being Green

    Learn how you can contribute to the change and help promote environmental awareness and sustainability through various activities.

  2. Black History Month

    Celebrate Black History Month in various ways, whether by downloading a monthly calendar of Black history events, preparing healthy soul food recipes, or learning about black environmental leaders within our county. You can learn more about Black History Month on this site.

  3. Earth Day

    Let’s celebrate Earth Day like it’s Every Day! Join us as we celebrate Earth Day with creative ways to support Mother Earth on April 22nd. 

  4. Environment News 

    Read news and press releases related to the Department of the Environment.

  5. Environment Publications

    Download files in English and Spanish published by the Department of the Environment.

  6. Green Summit

    Your Department of the Environment will host the 10th annual Green Summit, an event that promotes environmental awareness and sustainability through family-friendly activities, green exhibitors, and workshops for all ages. 

  7. Growing Green with Pride 

    Hosted by the Department of Public Works & Transportation, this Countywide community cleanup program supports our Beautification Initiative, which aims to make our community cleaner by collecting litter, mulching, and planting natives throughout Prince George's.

  8. Mulch Madness

    The Annual Mulch Madness Giveaway offers free mulch to County residents on a self-serve basis. Residents must bring their own shovel, bags, or pickup vehicle to load up. The mulch is for residential use, and commercial/business vehicles with signage and other entities are not allowed.

  9. Rodent Prevention 

    Prevention resources are provided by the Prince George's County Health Department.

  10. Recycling Tips

  11. Reuse/Recycling Alternatives

  12. Waste & Recycling Toolkit

  13. Women's History Month

    Here's a look at some of the DoE women employees who provide environmental leadership to County residents, citizens, and businesses.