Public Works Media

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Household Hazardous Waste EventPublic Works' Albert Alvarez talks to Talking Trash PHX correspondent and explains what happens at Household Hazardous Waste events.
Desert Star Solar FarmThe Desert Solar Farm is located at Phoenix's SR-85 Landfill in the City of Buckeye.
Tour of the materials recycling facilityRecycling expert Terry Gellenbeck takes us on a tour of the 27th Avenue Transfer Station, where the materials recovery facility is located.
Ellen MacArthur visits PhoenixEllen MacArthur, a leader in economic change and the namesake of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, recently visited Phoenix to talk to city leaders about the importance and need to create a circular economy for the 6th largest city in the U.S. Phoenix is the most recent and first major U.S. city to be a member of the MacArthur Foundation's Circular Economy Group 100, allowing the city access to waste management solutions from global partners.
How the city's pilot composting facility functionsPublic Works deputy director, Chuck Hamstra, discusses how the city's pilot composting facility functions. Check it out!
Garden Gail Talks About Worm CompostingGail LaTour, a.k.a Garden Gail, brings some of her close "gardening buddies" to explain how to worm compost. Gail is very passionate about this subject and, we must say, that the compost produced by her worm friends are black gold!
Little Girls and Big TrucksBrynn and Reese meet their weekly garbage truck driver, Doris Berg, and get a chance to check out a garbage truck up close!
College Football Playoff Clean-up
Which Goes in What BinWe took our crew to Cityscape in downtown Phoenix to quiz passersby on their recycling knowledge.
Reimagine Phoenix Newsletter Fall 2014