Public Works Media

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Desert Star Solar FarmThe Desert Solar Farm is located at Phoenix's SR-85 Landfill in the City of Buckeye.
Household Hazardous Waste EventPublic Works' Albert Alvarez talks to Talking Trash PHX correspondent and explains what happens at Household Hazardous Waste events.
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!
Reimagine Phoenix Spanish
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!
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!
College Football Playoff Clean-up
Reimagine Phoenix Initiative Update 2015This video provides a description of the many projects Public Works staff is working on to advance the Reimagine Phoenix initiative.
Reimagine Phoenix Promotional Spot, April 2014In February 2013, Mayor Greg Stanton announced a new citywide sustainability initiative, Reimagine Phoenix, to reduce the amount of trash sent to city landfills by 40 percent by the year 2020.
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.