The media plays an important role in providing our customers with information about Public Works programs and services. This page includes recent news releases and videos, including our own PHX11 Talking Trash Show​, that help tell the Public Works story.       

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  • ​How Phoenix is moving toward a circular economy, Cities Today​, August 2016​​

  • Phoenix's roadmap to reduce food waste, BioCycle,​ May 2016

  • Pesky palm fronds are a major green waste challenge, USA TODAY, May 2016​

  • Phoenix launches outreach effort to battle contamination, Resource Recycling​, April 2016

  • 8 surprising things ​you shouldnm't recycle in your residential bin in Phoenix, AZ Central, February 2016​

  • Phoenix Hopes to Become Hub of Waste Innovation, Here and Now - NPR​, August 2015

  • Phoenix's $13 million plan to Turn Trash Into Cash, Fortune Magazine Online, July 2015

  • Phoenix's Quest to Turn Trash Into Cash, Governing Magazine, June 2015