Public Works Media




Household Hazardous Waste EventPublic Works' Albert Alvarez talks to Talking Trash PHX correspondent and explains what happens at Household Hazardous Waste events.
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.
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Which Goes in What BinWe took our crew to Cityscape in downtown Phoenix to quiz passersby on their recycling knowledge.
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!
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.
Desert Star Solar FarmThe Desert Solar Farm is located at Phoenix's SR-85 Landfill in the City of Buckeye.
Talking Trash Spring 2014Learn what happens at a glass recycling company; meet the new Deputy Public Works Director of Field Services; and meet the winners of a recycling competition.
PHX Compost StudyOperations manager, Stacy Hettmansperger, discusses the city's partnership with ASU and Phoenix Parks and Recreation on finding alternative turf management for city parks. We might have found a cost-effective, viable solution! Check it out!
Talking Trash Summer 2014In “Talking Trash,” hosts Yvette Roeder and Stephanie Romero visit Cartel Coffee Lab and discuss its sustainability philosophy. Later in the show, they meet the cute and bubbly winners of the Plastic Bag Recycling contest and hear from learn from recycling guru, Terry Gellenbeck.