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About the Public Works Department

Public 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.

Public Works is committed to creating a sustainable Phoenix through positive resource management. 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.

The Public Works Department has internship opportunities. Please read more about our internship program, if you are interested interning with Public W​​orks. 

The department's vision, mission statement and goals are included in the department's 2016-2021 Strategic Plan.

Solid Waste Apprenticeship program

Calendar of Events

 

 

2020 PHX2Zero Lecture Serieshttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/publicworks/31562020 PHX2Zero Lecture SeriesBurton Barr Library - 1221 N. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ 850041/24/2020 12:00:00 AM1/24/2020 2:30:00 AMGP0|#00f2d7b1-f9f9-4893-b988-48eb933fb476;L0|#000f2d7b1-f9f9-4893-b988-48eb933fb476|Public Works;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​The PHX2Zero lecture series is an annual event that brings in bright, passionate and innovative minds to speak about the importance of sustainability and zero waste. The goal of the lecture series is to inspire the community to take action and become environmental stewards. The lecture series is free and open to the public. This year's event will feature Bea Johnson, a zero waste lifestyle expert. Since 2008, Bea and her family only produce one jar of waste each year. Bea has become an advocate for living a zero waste lifestyle and demonstrates that minimizing waste is easy, can save money and lead to positive health benefits. Join us to learn how you can also live a zero waste lifestyle. For additional details and to reserve tickets for the event, please sign up on our Eventbrite page .
Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Collection https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/publicworks/2882Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Collection Paradise Valley Park2/7/2020 2:00:00 PM2/7/2020 7:00:00 PMGP0|#00f2d7b1-f9f9-4893-b988-48eb933fb476;L0|#000f2d7b1-f9f9-4893-b988-48eb933fb476|Public Works;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​​​HHW events are only for city of Phoenix residential solid waste customers. Proof of city of Phoenix solid waste service is required. Please bring your current city of Phoenix city services bill showing solid waste fees AND a matching photo ID.​​ For more information, please visit https//www.phoenix.gov/publicworks/hhw ​ Paradise Valley Park - 17642 N. 40th St.
Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Collection https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/publicworks/2883Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Collection Paradise Valley Park2/8/2020 2:00:00 PM2/8/2020 7:00:00 PMGP0|#00f2d7b1-f9f9-4893-b988-48eb933fb476;L0|#000f2d7b1-f9f9-4893-b988-48eb933fb476|Public Works;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​​​HHW events are only for city of Phoenix residential solid waste customers. Proof of city of Phoenix solid waste service is required. Please bring your current city of Phoenix city services bill showing solid waste fees AND a matching photo ID.​​ For more information, please visit https//www.phoenix.gov/publicworks/hhw ​ Paradise Valley Park - 17642 N. 40th St.

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Contact Us

Public Works Department
602-262-6251
cityservicesbill@phoenix.gov