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 Eventhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/publicworks/16671667Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Event3/17/2017 2:00:00 PMWashington Park, 2241 W. Citrus Wy.
Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Eventhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/publicworks/16681668Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Event3/18/2017 2:00:00 PMWashington Park, 2241 W. Citrus Way
Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Eventhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/publicworks/16661666Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Event2/18/2017 2:00:00 PMParadise Valley Park, 17642 N. 40th St.

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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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Young ones meet their recycling truck driver591https://i.ytimg.com/vi/lzkCmK0eAqc/hqdefault.jpgYoung ones meet their recycling truck driverhttps://youtu.be/lzkCmK0eAqchttps://www.phoenix.gov/public-works-media/591Three young ones meet their recycling truck driver, Robert, and get to see the recycling truck up close!0x0120D520A808009D486CA08E1AB3419A5476EAB9074212text/html; charset=utf-8 Video