Whether it is a business, community or individual, improperly handling and disposing waste can cause health and environmental problems by contaminating groundwater and surface water, polluting the air and increasing disease transmission. Learn how you can become active in the environmental decision-making processes going on in your community. Learn what you can do to reduce the amount of waste you produce and help protect our natural resources. We invite you to help us make a difference! 

Report an Environmental Emergency
Involved in or witness a hazardous substances release? Call 24-hour spill line 573-634-2436
Report an Environmental Concern
Let us know if you witness something affected by solid or hazardous waste
I-70/ I-270 Area Odor Complaint Form
Report an odor concern in the Bridgeton/ Maryland Heights area in St. Louis County
Public Involvement
Learn how to have an active role in the department’s decision-making processes
Events, Collections and Trainings
Find a waste or recycling event, collection or training near you
Reduce, Reuse and Recycle
Manage your household waste or find a local solid waste district
Scrap Tire Cleanup by Nonprofit Groups
Apply for disposal costs of scrap tires collected during voluntary cleanups
Scrap Tire Surface Material Grants
Learn more about grant opportunities and help reuse scrap tires
Public Notices
Provide input on draft permits, plans or rules on public notice
Find a meeting, hearing or event near you
Document Search
Search waste and recycling related documents in one location for easy access