Environmental and Conservation Services (ECS) is one of seven departments under Facilities Management. ECS is responsible for the District's compliance with all environmental regulations and for providing assistance to schools and departments dealing with environmental and health-related issues. ECS acts as a regulator, educator and consultant. In addition, the District's School Sustainability initiative is led by ECS and provides resources to schools and departments interested in waste reduction & recycling, energy & water conservation, and other green practices that create a healthy school environment.
ECS is responsible for a wide variety of environmental programs and initiatives.
What's new @ ECS?
Energy & Utilities - As of July 1, 2016, Energy and Utilities information can be found on the Maintenance & Plant Operations website
Electronic Waste - Find out more about the District's new Electronic waste (e-waste) recycling program for schools and departments
Green Schools - New recycling posters are available! Place your order online at Recycling Poster Order Form
Sustainability - Check out the District's Sustainability Newsletter here: Green Scene Archives
Paul Strauss is the Director of the Environmental & Conservation Services Department. He has held the Director's position since 2012, but has worked for the School District of Palm Beach County for 27 years.
Environmental & Conservation Services will provide its customers with the expertise needed to create and maintain healthy, sustainable learning and working environments.
Environmental & Conservation Services is committed to providing all stakeholders with effective and efficient solutions to meet their environmental challenges while responding promptly and thoroughly, as a means of supporting District achievement and promoting environmental stewardship.