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 Eventhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/publicworks/14191419Household Hazardous Waste Event9/17/2016 2:00:00 PMDesert West Park, 6602 W. Encanto Blvd.
Household Hazardous Waste Eventhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/publicworks/14181418Household Hazardous Waste Event9/16/2016 2:00:00 PMDesert West Park, 6602 W. Encanto Blvd.
Household Hazardous Waste Eventhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/publicworks/14211421Household Hazardous Waste Event10/15/2016 2:00:00 PMPecos Park, 17010 S. 48th 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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Cities Today Logo531https://www.phoenix.gov/publicworkssite/MediaAssets/Cities Today logo.pngCities Today Logohttps://www.phoenix.gov/publicworks/reimagine/reimaginenews/phoenix%20moves%20to%20a%20circular%20economyhttps://www.phoenix.gov/public-works-media/531 ​Public Works director John Trujillo talks to Cities Today, the leading global magazine in urban development, about Phoenix's move towad a circular economy. 0x0101009148F5A04DDD49CBA7127AADA5FB792B00AADE34325A8B49CDA8BB4DB53328F214007261B76BC63D0E4EBACF33B95059A506Image
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Making dollhouse furniture - VIDEO516https://www.phoenix.gov/publicworkssite/MediaAssets/Making dollhouse furniture.pngMaking dollhouse furniture - VIDEOhttps://youtu.be/QUK3WQjOtYEhttps://www.phoenix.gov/public-works-media/516 ​Vince House has a talent for turning plastic coffee and detergent containers into...doll furniture. He is a local upholsterer who saw something special in recycled plastic materials, and then put his talents and creativity to work.​0x0101009148F5A04DDD49CBA7127AADA5FB792B00AADE34325A8B49CDA8BB4DB53328F214007261B76BC63D0E4EBACF33B95059A506Image