​Calendar of Events



Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Collection Eventhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/publicworks/17531753Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Collection Event4/15/2017 2:00:00 PMDesert West park, 6602 W. Encanto Blvd.
Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Collection Eventhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/publicworks/17551755Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Collection Event5/19/2017 2:00:00 PMPecos Park, 17010 S. 48th St.
Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Collections Eventhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/publicworks/17521752Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Collections Event4/14/2017 2:00:00 PMDesert West Park, 6602 W. Encanto Blvd.

About the Department

Public 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.

If you are interested interning with Public Works, please read more about our internship program.

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.

Mother and child watching garbage collection truck

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Public Works Department

200 W. Washington St., 7th floor

Phoenix, AZ 85003