Department of the Environment (DoE)

Welcome to Your Department of the Environment

The Department of the Environment (DoE) works for a healthy, beautiful, and sustainable County through programs that provide clean water, flood control, recycling, and waste management, litter prevention, animal services, and pet adoption in partnership with residents and other stakeholders.

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Click the icons to view some of our most common services:

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Litter Reduction &
Illegal Dumping

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Pets & Adoption

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Clean Water

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Spanish Publications

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Volunteer Sign Up

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Announcing the Expanded 
Curbside Composting program


Learn more




Did you miss our 12 Days to a Green Holiday? View them all in English and Spanish below.



Residents receiving County-provided trash AND recycling services, can now place two (2) standard bulky items directly NEXT to the trash cart/can for collection. Read more tips below and on our Clear the Curb page.

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Virtual Community Partners' Meeting  
Tuesday, December 13

In case you couldn't attend the virtual December 2022 Community Partners' Meeting on December 13, view the Department of the Environment's (DoE) presentation here or in the image below.  

We look forward to hosting the next meeting in April 2023. Stay tuned for the date.

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Fall 2022 Green Scene Newsletter

The latest edition of the Green Scene newsletter is now available! Learn how eligible residents can participate in the newly expanded Curbside Composting program and so much more! 
Read all the articles by clicking on the image below.

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