About the Resource Recovery Division


  •  Marilyn E. Rybak-Naumann, C.P.M., Associate Director

Our Mission

To manage the collection, recycling, reduction and disposal of municipal solid waste in an efficient, cost-effective and safe manner, while complying with all Federal, State and local regulatory requirements.

The Resource Recovery Division works to improve our environment by providing recycling and the effective management of trash, yard waste, household hazardous waste and bulky materials. The county is fulfilling its goals of protecting our natural resources while promoting a better quality of life for our community by ensuring cleaner water and air quality.

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Prince George's County Holds First Annual 
               Waste Diversion and Recycling Awards                                         

In honor of America Recycles Day on November 15, Keep Prince George’s County Beautiful (KPGCB), and the Prince George’s County Department of the Environment (DoE) presented the first 2019 Waste Diversion and Recycling Awards Ceremony on Monday, November 18, 2019, at Prince George’s Community College. The ceremony recognized Prince George’s County commercial businesses, schools and other entities who demonstrated exceptional achievements in recycling and waste diversion to advance the mission of KPGCB and DoE.

“We are excited to host this inaugural event to showcase businesses, schools, and individuals. These honorees are committed to finding innovated ways to educate, promote, and activate recycling and waste management programs in our Prince George’s County community,” said Joseph P. Gill, Director of DoE.

It was an amazing event, said John Neville, Chairman of the Board of Directors for KPGCB. “We were able to feature many of our outstanding businesses and volunteers who are committed and passionate about keeping Prince George’s County beautiful,” he added.

During the ceremony over 40 businesses, schools, volunteers and professional organizations were honored for their work.  Stay tuned for how you can enter next year's awards program. The 2019 list of winners are:

Waste Diversion and Recycling Award Winners