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The Environmental Programs section of the Public Works Department develops and oversees citywide environmental programs based on City values and Federal, state and local regulatory requirements. These programs ensure the City operates in an environmentally responsible and sustainable manner for the benefit of current and future residents.

The programs apply and promote sustainable policies, procedures and public education in order to foster environmental quality, economic vitality and social benefit in the program component areas of stormwater, floodplain administration, community recycling, and energy conservation, as well as other appropriate environmental programs projects, or initiatives.

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It Starts at Home

Enjoy our graphic animation series “It Starts at Home” and learn how you can positively impact the environment. Click on the images below to watch the video.

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It Starts at Home: Solid Waste and Recycling in Meridian
Experience the trash collection and recycling process from the perspective of a typical Meridian household. Learn how Meridian manages waste, and the simple actions that can help the environment and save you money.

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It Starts at Home: Meridian's Water Utility
Learn about Meridian's drinking water sources, treatment, and distribution. Your small actions can conserve the water supply and protect water quality.

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It Starts at Home: Meridian's Wastewater Treatment Plant
Take a journey from a typical house, through the collection system to the wastewater plant, and then through each step of the treatment process. What you do impacts how Meridian manages the wastewater treatment plant.


Jason Korn
Environmental Programs Coordinator

Melanie Hoyt
Administrative Assistant

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33. E. Broadway Ave.
Suite 204
Meridian, Idaho 83642

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Phone: 208-898-5500
Phone (Residential & Commercial): 208-887-2211