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Scrap Tire Drop-off Day

Saturday, September 17, 2022, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Get rid of your old scrap tires on Saturday, September 17th. From 8 am to 1 pm, Prince George's County residents can bring UP TO 10 car, bike, truck or agricultural tires, to be disposed of for free - without a bulky appointment!

Two Locations!

North County

Public Works Salt Dome
11900 Montgomery Rd
Beltsville, MD 20705

South County

Clinton Park and Ride
9000 Stuart Ln
Clinton, MD 20735


No commercial vehicles are allowed and commercial haulers or generators of scrap tires are not permitted.


Through the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE), Maryland Environmental Service (MES) uses proceeds from the Maryland Scrap Tire Fund to clean-up illegal tire dumps and create demonstration projects using recycled rubber, such as scrap tire playgrounds constructed for communities throughout Maryland

For more information, visit or contact PGC311.


Beat the Heat

With temperatures staying at or above 90 degrees consistently this week, it's important that we beat the heat by staying hydrated, wearing lightweight clothing, and stay cool in air conditioned areas.

Find more resources and learn heat safety tips from the PGC Office of Emergency Management at and the National Weather Service at


Feel free to stop into any of the County's MNCPPC Cooling Centers.

Locate a cooling center near you at

2022 summer cooling venters

Summer Car Safety Tips For Pets

The Prince George’s County Animal Control Ordinance Section 3-180 titled "Animal Cruelty and Neglect" says all domestic animals except livestock are prohibited from being kept outdoors when the heat index is 90 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, as determined by the National Weather Service. Any person who inflicts unnecessary  suffering or pain upon the animal; may be charged in accordance with the provisions of Subsection (b).

For more information or to view a copy of the Animal Control Ordinance, visit

If you see a pet in a hot car:

  • Write down the car’s make, model and license plate number.
  • Ask nearby businesses to make an announcement to find the car’s owner.
  • If the owner can’t be found, call your local police or animal control and wait by the car for them to arrive.

What else can you do?

  • Ask local store managers, shopping malls, restaurants, and other businesses to post signs asking customers not to leave their pets in cars while shopping or dining. You can download a flyer at
  • Be prepared to help. Keep phone numbers for your local animal control agency, police department, and emergency veterinary clinic in your wallet or phone.

To report an animal experiencing neglect or cruelty in Prince George's County, contact the Animal Services Division at 301-780-7200, and select “0” after the emergency message.

What To Do About Foxes?

Foxes are timid, and their natural tendency is to flee. The best thing to do is leave them alone, but if you see them in your yard, here are a few things to know.

  • Foxes are not dangerous to humans, except when captured, handled, or rabid (which is very rare).
  • They prey on small animals (i.e., rabbits, guinea pigs, or chickens), so pets should be kept indoors or housed in sturdy structures.
  • Foxes will also eat various fruits but do not typically bother garden vegetables.
  • DO NOT touch and if you suspect one is injured, contact a licensed wildlife rehabilitator at
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¿Qué hacer con los Zorros?

Los zorros son tímidos, y su tendencia natural es huir. Lo mejor que se puede hacer es dejarlos en paz, pero si los ve en su patio, he aquí unos datos a saber.

  • Los zorros no son peligrosos hacia los seres humanos, excepto cuando son capturados, agarrados o están rabiosos (lo cual es muy raro).
  • Cazan animales pequeños (por ejemplo; conejos, conejillos de india, o gallinas) así que las mascotas deben ser mantenidas en casa o alojadas en una estructura robusta.
  • Los zorros al igual comen diferentes frutos, pero por lo general no molestan jardines de vegetales.
  • NO LOS TOQUE y si sospecha que un zorro ha sido herido, contacte a un rehabilitador de vida silvestre con licencia en
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Curbside Bulky Trash Services

Learn about the faster and improved curbside bulky trash collection for Prince George's County at

Residents with County-provided trash AND recycling services can place UP TO 2 standard bulky items at the curb, next to your trash cart, for collection on your regular trash day. Appointments for white goods/appliances and scrap tires are still required via PGC311.

Before placing bulky items at the curb, consider donating to one of the many non-profits or organizations that accept donations. For more details, visit

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Servicios de Basura Voluminosa en la Acera

Conozca más acerca del mejorado y más rápido servicio de recolección de basura voluminosa del Condado de Prince George en

Residentes que reciben servicios de recolección proveídos por el condado pueden colocar HASTA 2 artículos regulares de basura voluminosa en la acera para recolección durante su día de recolección de residuos. Citas aún son requeridas para recolección de electrodomésticos grandes y llantas para desecho a través de PGC311.

Antes de colocar un artículo voluminoso en la acera, considere donar sus artículos de poco uso a una de las muchas organizaciones que acepten donaciones. Para más detalles, visite


Pepco Sustainable Communities Grants for Prince George's County
Municipalities and Nonprofits

Pepco and Sustainable Maryland have partnered to offer grants that provide eligible organizations in the Pepco service area up to $10,000 in awards for environmental stewardship projects and up to $25,000 in awards for community resiliency projects.

Applications for Sustainable Communities Grant awards will be accepted 
July 21 - September 20, 2022.

Join the Sustainable Maryland team for a webinar on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at 1 pm. The informational webinar will include an overview of the program, a demonstration on how to use the online application portal, and an opportunity to ask questions about the program.

Applications must be submitted using the online application portal by 11:59 PM on Tuesday, September 20, 2022. 

Click here to register for the webinar and read more 
about the grant application.

All questions regarding the Pepco Sustainable Communities Grants Program should be directed to


Summer 2022 Green Scene Newsletter

The latest edition of the Green Scene newsletter is out! Learn how you can be a foster pet parent or become a permanent adopter of a loving pet, as well as tips for keeping them safe during extreme heat. Read how DoE will guide the County's Climate Action Plan and learn about our work in the community to manage stormwater and beautify our streams and more! Read all the articles here.


Plan A Neighborhood Clean-up

Looking to make a big impact in our community? Organize your own neighborhood clean-up!​ 



Planifique una Limpieza del Vecindario

¿Desea tener un gran impacto en nuestra comunidad? ¡Organice su propia limpieza en el vecindario!​