2018 RivCo Innovates CEO Award

The Department’s Drop & Shop program received the 2018 RivCo Innovates Award from the Riverside County Executive Office.  The Drop & Shop reuse stores promote recycling of free usable products.  For more inforamtion on the program, visit the Drop & Shop page. The program is an excellent example of how the County is able to use innovative approaches to improve the lives of the communities within which we serve. 




2018 ASCE Los Angeles Section - Environmental Engineering Project of the Year

In March 2018 the Corona Channel Improvements project on the perimeter of the Corona landfill was completed.  This project was so well executed by department staff, it earned the attention of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).  It was nominated for the Environmental Engineering Project of the Year award for the Riverside/San Bernardino region and won.  From there, the project qualified for the Los Angeles section ASCE Environmental Engineering Project of the Year award, which includes Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Inyo and Kern Counties, and won!  The Corona Channel Improvements project is now up for the state-wide nomination.