Public Works Department

Mother and child watching garbage collection truckPublic Works handles the proper collection and disposal of trash and recyclables for more than 350,000 households. The department also handles the maintenance of city-owned properties, such as City Hall and the Calvin C. Goode Building, as well as the purchase and maintenance of city-owned vehicles.

In 2013, the department launched its waste diversion initiative, Reimagine Phoenix, with a citywide goal of diverting 40 percent of trash from the landfill by the year 2020.

Public Works is committed to creating a sustainable Phoenix through positive resource management. The department's vision, mission statement and goals are included in the department's 2016-2021 Strategic Plan.


​Calendar of Events

 

 

 

Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Event https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/publicworks/10921092Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Event 3/18/2016 2:00:00 PMDesert West Park, 6602 W. Encanto Blvd.
Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Eventhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/publicworks/10931093Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Event3/19/2016 2:00:00 PMDesert West Park, 6602 W. Encanto Blvd.
Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collections Eventhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/publicworks/10911091Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collections Event2/20/2016 2:00:00 PMCesar Chavez Park, 7858 S. 35th Ave.

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Public Works Department
200 W. Washington St., 7th floor
Phoenix, AZ 85003
602-262-7251
pwserve@phoenix.gov


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Reimagine Phoenix Initiative Update 2015362https://i.ytimg.com/vi/BaEtveNoaXM/hqdefault.jpgReimagine Phoenix Initiative Update 2015https://www.phoenix.gov/publicworkssite/MediaAssets/Reimagine%20Phoenix%20Initiative%20Update%202015?Web=1https://www.phoenix.gov/public-works-media/362This video provides a description of the many projects Public Works staff is working on to advance the Reimagine Phoenix initiative.0x0120D520A808009D486CA08E1AB3419A5476EAB9074212text/html; charset=utf-8 Video
Desert Star Solar Farm426https://i.ytimg.com/vi/Q20d3tsxUf8/hqdefault.jpgDesert Star Solar Farmhttps://youtu.be/Q20d3tsxUf8https://www.phoenix.gov/public-works-media/426The Desert Solar Farm is located at Phoenix's SR-85 Landfill in the City of Buckeye.0x0120D520A808009D486CA08E1AB3419A5476EAB9074212text/html; charset=utf-8 Video
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