Programs and Resources
Bureau of Air Quality
“The Mission of the Bureau of Air Quality is to conserve and enhance air resources in a manner that promotes quality of life.”
Bureau of Land and Waste Management
This site provides information about environmental activities and input on land and waste management practices in South Carolina.
County Recycling Programs
This site contains links to the counties in South Carolina for recycling information and contacts in your area.
Environmental Ocean and Coastal Resource Management
OCRM is responsible for the protection of the coastal environment, while also promoting responsible development along the South Carolina coast.
Litter Prevention and Control – Palmetto Pride
We are an organization dedicated to Litter Prevention and Control through Education, Enforcement, Awareness and Pickup. We work to build relationships between Law Enforcement and local organizations.
Office of Solid Waste Reduction and Recycling
This office was designed to provide educational, technical and grant assistance to local governments, schools and the public regarding solid waste issues.
PalmettoPride is committed to the eradication of litter and the promotion of beautification in South Carolina. PalmettoPride seeks to help motivate and organize groups to clean up existing debris. The program focuses on four essential areas of concern: education, enforcement, awareness and pickup resulting in behavioral change. Take Pride. Take Responsibility. Take Action. Join PalmettoPride Programs in Action.
S.C. Sea Grant Consortium
S.C. Sea Grant Consortium is one of 30 programs in the National Sea Grant College Program, which is federally funded through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The Consortium maximizes the economic, social and environmental potential of the states’ coastal and marine resources through research, education and outreach.
South Carolina Department of Health and Environment Control (DHEC)
This department promotes and protects the health of the public and the environment.
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) is the advocate for and steward of the state’s natural resources.
United States Environmental Protection Agency-Region 4
This agency serves the environmental programs in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.