Earth Day

Let’s celebrate Earth Day like it’s Every Day!

Earth Day is Monday, April 22, 2024

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View the Earth Day Proclamation issued by Prince George's County Executive Angela Alsobrooks

Get social with us @pgcsprout and tag #PGCEarthDayEveryDay!


Check out this year's calendar of events with your Department of the Environment (DoE), County agencies and community organizations:

DoE Earth Month Calendar 2024
Download a copy of the calendar here. 


Pet Adoption Fees Waived for a Limited Time!

For a limited time only, ALL animals adopted through our shelter will have NO adoption fees! 

YOU can help us help them - find room in your heart or home to help a FUR-ever friend in any way you can! Some ways include:

  • View adoptable animals at
  • Can't dedicate to adopting yet or still unsure? Reach out to our foster program for shorter commitments at
  • Sign up to volunteer at the shelter to assist with a wide range of activities
  • Keep your pets safe by getting them microchipped and spayed/neutered  
  • Consider donating much-needed supplies, Kuranda beds, or enrichment items

    Animal Services Facility and Adoption Center
    3750 Brown Station Road, Upper Marlboro, 20772
    Tuesday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    For more information, call 301-780-7200 or visit our Animal Services page.

Waive Pet Adoption Fees


Mulch Madness

Saturday, April 20, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Organics Composting Facility in Upper Marlboro

Mulch Madness
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PGCLitterTRAK App Training

Monday, April 22, 6 p.m.
Register for the virtual class, via Zoom

How to Use the PGC LitterTrak App


Electronics Recycling and Household Hazardous Waste Disposal 

Saturday, April 27, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Bowie Baysox Stadium in Bowie

HHW and Electronics Recycling
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