Located on the first floor of Town Hall, the Environmental Department:

  • Works to make Dedham a more sustainable community.
  • Promotes transportation enhancements, municipal and residential energy efficiency, land conservation and management, stormwater management and recycling.

  • Engages residents and businesses in environmental issues affecting the community.


Events & News

Looking for information on upcoming events for the Environmental Department? News and Events will be posted on the the Town's home page, but you can also subscribe to eNotifications to make sure that you are in the know.  

We also post information on social media through our Facebook Pages Green Dedham and Dedham Trails or @dedhamtrails on Twitter.

Board and Committee Work

The Environmental Department works with the Sustainability Advisory Committee. The committee advises the Board of Selectmen on strategies for advancing local commitment to renewable energy, educates residents, and encourages energy conservation and smart energy choices to reduce the impacts of pollution and climate change.

When to Contact us

Contact us if you have any questions or concerns about current or potential sustainable practices in Dedham. Also contact us if you have interest in volunteering for one of our events or if you have ideas about how we can be a more environmentally friendly community.