Department of Environmental Quality and Urban Appearance

Department Manager: Shaggy Masar

Deputy Department Manager: Mickey Achihon

Department Secretary: Edna Benjamin

Tel: 03-5391252

E-mail: [email protected]

Telephone assistance in the department office on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays between 09:00-11:00

Personal meetings by appointment on Wednesdays 15:00 – 18:00


The Department of Environmental Quality and Urban Appearance is responsible for implementing the Mayor’s policy to provide a better quality of life for the city’s residents and visitors. It focuses on the care and maintenance of green spaces, urban maintenance, urban sanitation, and public health. The Department integrates and develops sustainability and energy efficiency systems for future generations in its work.


The Operations, Street Lighting Maintenance, Horticulture, Sanitation and Veterinary Departments are responsible for implementing the policy.

The department’s responsibilities include:

  • Maintain the appearance of public spaces and the city landscape.
  • Recycle waste and increasing recycling rates.
  • Water management in public gardens.
  • Raise public health awareness and address sanitary hazards.
  • Preserve and maintain green landscapes in public spaces.
  • Increase residents’ sense of personal safety while raising awareness of sustainability and energy efficiency.
  • Raise public health awareness and address sanitation hazards.
  • Maintain and operate public spaces.
  • Maintain playground equipment in public gardens while maintaining continuity of standards.


Highlights: Gardening and Landscaping Department, Street Lighting Department, Operations Department, Sanitation and Veterinary Department, My Green Yehud-Monoson, Distribution of Recycling Bins in the City, Garbage Collection Days, Garden Waste and Waste Recycling, New Garbage Bins, Didn’t Collect? You’ll pay for it!