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Environmental Quality & Public Works

Live Green Lexington

Recycle Bowl Cardinal Valley
RECYCLE BOWL WINNERS
Ten local schools shared cash awards in 2015’s Recycle Bowl competition. Cardinal Valley Elementary was one of the three schools who won $750. Other winners

Our Vision
To preserve, protect, and enhance our Bluegrass environment; to provide public infrastructure systems that are safe, efficient, and economical; and to promote a healthy and sustainable quality of life for our citizens.

In the news

Sustainable environment grant applications are being accepted 

Nonprofit organizations, including schools, churches, and neighborhood associations, can apply for a Sustainable Environment Grant up to $5,000 in support of creative, collaborative projects that have a positive environmental impact. LEARN MORE. You can also DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION.

Holiday collections and closings
Waste Management will adjust its collection schedule for the Presidents’ Day holiday. Residents who have Monday collections will be serviced on Wednesday. LEARN MORE

The divisions of the
Department of Environmental Quality and Public Works
Water Quality
Waste Management
Environmental Policy Traffic  Engineering Streets & Roads

At your service

DO YOU NEED A CART? 
LexCall 311 can get you one or handle any other service requests.  LEARN MORE. 

WANT TO BE A GREEN BUSINESS?
The LiveGreenLexington Partner Program provides help for businesses and apartment complexes that wish to recycle, reduce waste, improve water quality and conserve energy.
LEARN MORE.

Active projects

SANITARY SEWERS
We are working to improve Lexington's sanitary sewer and stormwater systems.
LEARN ABOUT CURRENT PROJECTS. 

LEARN ABOUT REMEDIAL MEASURES.

Quick links

CITY'S SNOW & ICE PLAN
The city has a comprehensive snow and ice plan designed to keep winter road and walk ways safe.  LEARN MORE.

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