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.

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200 W. Washington St., 7th floor
Phoenix, AZ 85003

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ROLL OFF BIN DELIVERY526 OFF BIN DELIVERY ​Impacted by the monsoon? The Public Works Department works closely with other city departments to ensure the safety of the community by clearing any storm-related debris in the right-of-ways. To assist neighborhoods impacted by the storms, roll-off bins were delivered to the following areas for residents to dispose their strom-related debris. Click for locations. 0x0101009148F5A04DDD49CBA7127AADA5FB792B00AADE34325A8B49CDA8BB4DB53328F214007261B76BC63D0E4EBACF33B95059A506Image
Are you Recycling Right?479 you Recycling Right.pngAre you Recycling Right? ​Find out the 10 materials that should always be placed in your blue recycling container.0x0101009148F5A04DDD49CBA7127AADA5FB792B00AADE34325A8B49CDA8BB4DB53328F214007261B76BC63D0E4EBACF33B95059A506Image
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