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The Environmental Services Department is committed to providing a clean, safe, healthy and beautiful environment for all El Paso residents to enjoy. As part of our mission, the Environmental Services team strives to maintain top quality code enforcement, environmental health and integrated solid waste management services that have a direct impact on the future of our community.

The Environmental Services Department is responsible for providing a wide range of services to the residents of El Paso.     They include: garbage and curbside recycling collections, landfill operations, air quality monitoring, and code compliance enforcement among other services to help keep our community clean and beautiful.

Press Releases

    Citizen Collection Station on Delta Drive to Close

    Environmental Services
    Effective March 28, 2015, the City’s Environmental Service Department (ESD) will permanently close its Citizen Collection Station located at 4200 Delta Drive. Customers of this station are asked to use one of the four other stations located throughout the city. The nearest station to the affected site is located at 2492 Harrison Avenue.

    ESD Manager Earns Industry 40 Under 40 Recognition

    Environmental Services
    City of El Paso’s Solid Waste Operations Manager Cristian Benitez has been named to the Waste360’s first annual 40 Under 40 awards list...

    Earth Day Trash Bin Art Contest

    Environmental Services
    The City of El Paso Environmental Services Department (ESD) announces the return of the “Trash Bin Art Contest” that is open to adults as part of “El Paso’s Earth Day Celebration.”

    2017 Recycle Right Video Contest for Students

    Environmental Services
    The City of El Paso Environmental Services Department (ESD) is proud to announce the opening of its annual video contest for area students...

    Reduce Waste Super Bowl Weekend

    Environmental Services
    The City of El Paso Environmental Services Department encourages residents to make a game-time decision to go green and recycle during Super Bowl weekend...

    Environmental Services Department extends deadline for video and trash bin art contest

    Environmental Services
    The City of El Paso Environmental Services Department (ESD) has extended the deadline for the 2017 “Recycle Right, El Paso” video contest for students and the “Trash Bin Art” contest to Monday, March 20...

    ESD reminds residents to be cautious with recycling bins on windy days

    Environmental Services
    With heavy winds expected for the region, the City of El Paso Environmental Services Department (ESD) would like to remind residents not to place blue recycling bins out for collection if they are less than half-full...

    ESD reminds residents to be cautious with recycling bins on windy days

    Environmental Services
    With heavy winds expected for the region, the City of El Paso Environmental Services Department (ESD) would like to remind residents not to place blue recycling bins out for collection if they are less than half-full...

    Wind and Trash Dont Mix

    Environmental Services
    High winds are expected for the region Tuesday through Thursday and, the City of El Paso Environmental Services Department (ESD) reminds residents not to place blue recycling bins out for collection if they are less than half-full...

    Greater El Paso Landfill and Citizen Collection Stations closing due to weather

    Environmental Services
    The City of El Paso Environmental Services Department (ESD) will close the Greater El Paso Landfill and all of the Citizen Collection Stations at 1:30 p.m. today because of strong winds and low visibility...