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Welcome to Environmental Services, where we are committed to providing a clean, safe, healthy, and beautiful environment for all El Paso residents to enjoy.

Mission: To provide waste management and environmental protection for a better quality of life in El Paso.

Vision: Be recognized as the environmental services industry leader in partnership with our community. 

Values: Safety – Integrity – Teamwork – Excellence.

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, vector control, and code compliance enforcement among other services to help keep our community clean and beautiful.

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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.

    2018 Recycle Right PSA Contest

    Environmental Services
    The City of El Paso Environmental Services Department (ESD) is once again hosting the 2018 “Recycle Right, El Paso” public service announcement (PSA) video contest for local high school students...

    2018 Recycle Right PSA Contest

    Environmental Services
    The City of El Paso Environmental Services Department (ESD) is once again hosting the 2018 “Recycle Right, El Paso” public service announcement (PSA) video contest for local high school students...

    ESD Encourages Residents to Recycle Used Cooking Oil

    Environmental Services
    City of El Paso Environmental Services Department encourages residents to recycle Thanksgiving cooking oil and grease at any of the City’s Citizen Collection Stations (CCS) starting Saturday, November 25...

    Repair Broken Garbage or Recycling Container Lids at any Citizen Collection Station

    Environmental Services
    The City of El Paso Environmental Services Department (ESD) now repairs broken garbage or recycling bins at any of the City’s Citizen Collection Stations (CCS) free of charge...

    Environmental Services Department Reminds Residents to be Cautious with Recycling Bins on Windy Days

    Environmental Services
    With high winds expected for the area in the coming days, 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...

    Recycle Live Holiday Tree After the Holidays

    Environmental Services
    This holiday season, the Environmental Services Department (ESD) is asking residents to recycle their live holiday trees or other recyclables starting Tuesday, December 26, at all five Citizen Collection Stations (CCS)...

    2018 Earth Day Trash Bin Art Contest

    Environmental Services
    The Environmental Services Department (ESD) invites residents 18 years and older to participate in the second annual Trash Bin Art Contest that focuses on recycling...

    Environmental Services Celebrates America Recycles Day With A New Mascot

    Environmental Services
    The City of El Paso Environmental Services Department (ESD) is committed to bringing awareness and education to El Paso residents. In celebration of America Recycles Day that is annually observed on November 15th, ESD’s Recycling Division is proud to announce a new mascot to their team, “Blu”, the Curbside Recycling Robot...

    Environmental Services and El Paso Water Each Earn Statewide Recognition

    Environmental Services
    The City’s Environmental Services Department and El Paso Water are being honored with statewide awards by the Texas Chapter of the American Public Works Association (TPWA)...