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 Public Works Updates

​Citywide Collection Day Change​

On Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, City of Phoenix Public Works implemented new collection days citywide. Collection day boundaries have been designed to maximize efficiencies and customer service for our residents. Standard collection time will continue to be between 6 a.m. until complete. To identify your new collection day, please see the links below.

​New days of collection map​​
Find your collection day

About the Public Works Department

With more than 600 employees under its Solid Waste arm, Phoenix Public Works provides trash, recycling and other waste diversion services to more than 400,000 households. Our work culture is founded on delivering customer satisfaction, as well as continuously striving for efficiency in our operations. Our commitment to the Phoenix community is to create and promote a more sustainable Phoenix by providing waste diversion education, convenient and reliable diversion programs and to collaborate with organizations and businesses to develop a robust economy based on sustainability. ​

Public Works Employment​​​


Solid Waste Apprenticeship program

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Calendar of Events



​​Recycle Plus page

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