The city has a once-a-week-pickup for single-sort curbside recycling program. The city also offers decorative recycling containers in the downtown area.
Hernando is a Tree City USA with a Tree Board and development policies designed to promote environmental sustainability.
Pre-construction grading permits are required to help reduce polluting runoff and soil erosion.
Hernando is recognized by the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality as an EnHance Associate Member for it's efforts to conserve and improve our environment.