Riverside County is committed to promoting the health of the urban, farming and natural ecosystems that help sustain our community, reducing the waste we generate, and conserving our most precious resources, such as water. Everyone is responsible for protecting our environment. Visit these links to find how you can help.
Riverside County Agencies
The Department of Environmental Health
The Department of Environmental Health ensures safe food handling practices, and oversees rodent control, waste disposal, environmental site cleanup, and other environmental health programs that protect public health and safety.
Environmental Programs (EPD) – Transportation and Land Management Agency
EPD is responsible for overseeing programs for three regional habitat conservation plans that is consistent with the county's existing land development process. Visit the EDP Website
Department of Waste Resources
The Riverside County Department of Waste Resources offers programs for household hazardous waste collection, recycling, composting, green cleaning and other efforts to promote a more environmentally responsible Riverside County.
Flood Control and Water Conservation District
The Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District protects people and property from flooding through responsible and efficient storm water management.
California Environmental Protection Agency
California’s EPA develops, implements and enforces environmental laws that regulate air, water and soil quality, pesticide use and waste recycling and reduction.