Environmental Stewardship

Pinellas County is committed to being good stewards of the environment to ensure that our natural resources are preserved for generations to come.

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2014 Waste Characterization Study

Pinellas County's 2014 Waste Characterization Study...


Solid Waste changes household hazardous waste collection center operation hours and events

Pinellas County Department of Solid Waste is changing operation days and remote collection event frequency for household chemical collections beginning on Thursday,......


Annual update of local hazard mitigation strategy plan complete

In an ongoing effort to reduce the impact of hazards such as flooding, sea level rise and storm surge, Pinellas County, municipal......


Calling All Educators: New Garbage and Recycling Education Programs for Kindergarten through Grade 2 Students

The Pinellas County Department of Solid Waste (DSW) has created three educational programs for children in Kindergarten through Grade 2, just in......


Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program Calendar

View the calendar below for operating days and event dates for the HHW Center and Household Chemical Collection events. Additional months can......


Department of Solid Waste Achieves Accreditation

Photo Caption: The Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) recognized Department of Solid Waste Director Paul Sacco (front, right) and Program......


UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas launches third season of popular podcast, Naturally Florida

UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas and Polk County have launched the third season of the popular podcast, Naturally Florida. The podcast is for those......


Pinellas County Utilities offers rebates to homeowners for sewer pipe inspections and replacements

Pinellas County Utilities today announced that eligible sewer customers who own single-family home properties and follow program guidelines can apply for rebates......


Solid Waste and Animal Services Partnership: Pet Supply Donation Drive

In July, the departments of Solid Waste (DSW) and Animal Services teamed up for a pet supply donation drive! The donated supplies......


Green Business Partnership

Looking to prioritize green business initiatives and sustainability for your business? Pinellas County has developed the Green Business Partnership, a voluntary assessment offered......