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DC Department of Public Works The Department of Public Works (DPW) provides municipal services in two distinct program areas: envi

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Food waste drop-off is open!Please visit zerowaste.dc.gov/foodwastedropoff for locations, times and available services. ...
04/30/2022
Food Waste Drop-Off | Residents | Zero Waste DC

Food waste drop-off is open!

Please visit zerowaste.dc.gov/foodwastedropoff for locations, times and available services. #ZeroWasteDC

District residents can now drop off food waste at designated farmers' markets in all eight District wards free of charge. The food waste will be taken to a local composting site where it will be turned into compost, an environmentally friendly-soil amendment.

Public litter cans are solely for the purpose of small quantities of waste for persons passing by the public litter can....
04/30/2022

Public litter cans are solely for the purpose of small quantities of waste for persons passing by the public litter can. All household or commercial waste is prohibited in public litter cans. Violators may be subject to fines!

#HappyFridayDC! Are you unclear about sanitation services, parking enforcement, or any one of our many services? Head ov...
04/29/2022
Services | dpw

#HappyFridayDC!

Are you unclear about sanitation services, parking enforcement, or any one of our many services?

Head over to; https://dpw.dc.gov/services

#DPWorks4DC

DPW collects dead animals from public spaces only – the sidewalk, street or alley. We do not go on private property to remove a dead animal. If you see a dead animal in public space, please contact 311 to open a service request to have it removed.

04/28/2022

DPW has began cleaning residential alleys until October 31 by Ward. In between cleanings, residents are asked to pick up litter in the alleys.

Call 311 to request a cleaning for alleys that are in condition to pose a hazard to public safety.

#TrashFreeDC

Residential operations including bulk, trash, and recycling drop-off will now take place at the Benning Road Transfer St...
04/28/2022

Residential operations including bulk, trash, and recycling drop-off will now take place at the Benning Road Transfer Station. The Fort Totten transfer station will be closed for drop-offs until Fall 2022.

For more info; https://dpw.dc.gov/service/fort-totten-transfer-station

Household Hazardous Waste drop-off and Shredding will be adding a day to better serve our residents!You can find us at t...
04/28/2022

Household Hazardous Waste drop-off and Shredding will be adding a day to better serve our residents!

You can find us at the Benning Road Transfer Station on the last Thursday of each month from 10a-2p.

04/27/2022

DPW’s Street Sweeping season is in full swing! Be sure to download our MyDPW app for alerts to when we’re coming down your street!

#TrashFreeDC

04/27/2022

DPW has began posted residential street sweeping!

The program will run through October 30, and motorists are asked to obey posted signs indicating the schedule of parking restrictions to ensure streets are swept thoroughly.

#TrashFreeDC

Warmer weather will soon be upon us, and the DPW is gearing up for spring cleaning! Soon we’ll be starting street sweepi...
04/27/2022
Spring Operations | dpw

Warmer weather will soon be upon us, and the DPW is gearing up for spring cleaning! Soon we’ll be starting street sweeping, alley cleaning, yard waste collection, mowing, graffiti removal, and helping hands neighborhood clean up.

For more information;

Posted Residential Street Sweeping The Department of Public Works (DPW) will begin posted residential street sweeping on Tuesday, March 1. The program will run through October 30, and motorists are asked to obey posted signs indicating the schedule of parking restrictions to ensure streets are swept...

DPW has begun it’s spring operations! We’ve begun street sweeping, alley cleaning, yard waste collection, mowing, graffi...
04/27/2022
Spring Operations | dpw

DPW has begun it’s spring operations! We’ve begun street sweeping, alley cleaning, yard waste collection, mowing, graffiti removal, and helping hands neighborhood clean ups!

Head over to the following link for more information on our spring initiatives.

Posted Residential Street Sweeping The Department of Public Works (DPW) will begin posted residential street sweeping on Tuesday, March 1. The program will run through October 30, and motorists are asked to obey posted signs indicating the schedule of parking restrictions to ensure streets are swept...

Public litter cans are for transient trash such as food wrappers. Be a good neighbor. Help DC clean and place your house...
04/26/2022

Public litter cans are for transient trash such as food wrappers.

Be a good neighbor. Help DC clean and place your household trash in bins at home.

Call 311 to report overflowing public cans!

04/26/2022
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It may rain today! Broken garbage cans can leave your trash open to the elements.

Does your can need repair or replacement?

Call 311 or visit 311.dc.gov for assistance. #TrashFreeDC

Street Sweeping is underway!Did you know In previous years, DPW sweepers have collected more than 2,000 tons of litter a...
04/26/2022
Spring Operations | dpw

Street Sweeping is underway!

Did you know In previous years, DPW sweepers have collected more than 2,000 tons of litter and pollutants as they traveled more than 31,095 miles across the city.

For more information;

Posted Residential Street Sweeping The Department of Public Works (DPW) will begin posted residential street sweeping on Tuesday, March 1. The program will run through October 30, and motorists are asked to obey posted signs indicating the schedule of parking restrictions to ensure streets are swept...

Got Trash?We have FREE ways to properly and easily dispose of your waste! 🗑 Your big green trash can.☎  Call 311 and ask...
04/26/2022

Got Trash?

We have FREE ways to properly and easily dispose of your waste!

🗑 Your big green trash can.

☎ Call 311 and ask for a pickup.

🚙 Take it to the Benning Road Transfer Station.

For more info; https://dpw.dc.gov/service/fort-totten-transfer-station

#TrashFREEDC

Be a good neighbor. Help keep DC clean and place your household trash in bins at home. Call 311 to report overflowing pu...
04/25/2022

Be a good neighbor. Help keep DC clean and place your household trash in bins at home.

Call 311 to report overflowing public cans.

DPW works hard to ensure that that public alleys stay clean! Crews rotate around the city from spring to fall. You can r...
04/25/2022
Alley Cleaning | dpw

DPW works hard to ensure that that public alleys stay clean! Crews rotate around the city from spring to fall. You can request that public alleys be cleaned at the following link or by calling 311.

DPW works hard to ensure that that public alleys stay clean. Crews rotate around the city from spring to fall.

Summer is a busy time for yard cleaning! DPW is your resource for Yard Waste pickups. Schedule your pick up early at 311...
04/25/2022

Summer is a busy time for yard cleaning! DPW is your resource for Yard Waste pickups.

Schedule your pick up early at 311.dc.gov!

Residential operations including bulk, trash, and recycling drop-off will now take place at the Benning Road Transfer St...
04/22/2022
Fort Totten Transfer Station | dpw

Residential operations including bulk, trash, and recycling drop-off will now take place at the Benning Road Transfer Station. The Fort Totten transfer station will be closed for drop-offs until Fall 2022.

For more info;

Review Fort Totten Transfer Station's hours of operation and rules for use.

We have mulch for your weekend projects! It can be picked up from Benning Rd, Wednesday – Friday, 10AM – 2PM, and Saturd...
04/22/2022

We have mulch for your weekend projects! It can be picked up from Benning Rd, Wednesday – Friday, 10AM – 2PM, and Saturday, 7AM – 2PM.

DPW has begun it’s spring operations! We’ve begun street sweeping, alley cleaning, yard waste collection, mowing, graffi...
04/21/2022

DPW has begun it’s spring operations! We’ve begun street sweeping, alley cleaning, yard waste collection, mowing, graffiti removal, and helping hands neighborhood clean ups!

Head over to the following link for more information on our spring initiatives. https://dpw.dc.gov/page/spring-operations

You may run but you can’t hide. Daily DPW tickets vehicles and boots and tows vehicles with three or more outstanding ti...
04/20/2022

You may run but you can’t hide. Daily DPW tickets vehicles and boots and tows vehicles with three or more outstanding tickets. We’ve even found a car w/ more than $70K in tickets. If your car is parked on a DC street w/ tickets and violations sooner or later we will find you.

🚨 Reminder!🧹 Street sweeping has begun!  🎫 So has ticketing of motorists in violation of parking restrictions during the...
03/17/2022
Spring Operations | dpw

🚨 Reminder!

🧹 Street sweeping has begun!

🎫 So has ticketing of motorists in violation of parking restrictions during the posted street sweeping periods.

For more information;

Posted Residential Street Sweeping The Department of Public Works (DPW) will begin posted residential street sweeping on Tuesday, March 1. The program will run through October 30, and motorists are asked to obey posted signs indicating the schedule of parking restrictions to ensure streets are swept...

DPW works hard to ensure that that public alleys stay clean! Crews rotate around the city from spring to fall. You can r...
03/17/2022
Alley Cleaning | dpw

DPW works hard to ensure that that public alleys stay clean! Crews rotate around the city from spring to fall. You can request that public alleys be cleaned at the following link or by calling 311.

DPW works hard to ensure that that public alleys stay clean. Crews rotate around the city from spring to fall.

03/16/2022

The myDPW app allows residents to receive custom alerts about three of DPW’s services: street sweeping, leaf collections, and booting and towing!

Download it today from your respective App Store!

03/16/2022

DPW has begun residential street sweeping. The program will run through October 30, and motorists are asked to obey posted signs indicating the schedule of parking restrictions to ensure streets are swept thoroughly.

#TrashFreeDC

Street Sweeping is underway!Ticketing of motorists in violation of parking restrictions during the posted street sweepin...
03/15/2022
Spring Operations | dpw

Street Sweeping is underway!

Ticketing of motorists in violation of parking restrictions during the posted street sweeping periods. Please be aware of posted signs.

For more information;

Posted Residential Street Sweeping The Department of Public Works (DPW) will begin posted residential street sweeping on Tuesday, March 1. The program will run through October 30, and motorists are asked to obey posted signs indicating the schedule of parking restrictions to ensure streets are swept...

During Women’s History Month and every month DPW celebrates the hundreds of women in non-traditional jobs across the age...
03/15/2022

During Women’s History Month and every month DPW celebrates the hundreds of women in non-traditional jobs across the agency!

🚨 Reminder!🧹 Street sweeping has begun!  🎫 And, so has ticketing of motorists in violation of parking restrictions durin...
03/15/2022
Spring Operations | dpw

🚨 Reminder!

🧹 Street sweeping has begun!

🎫 And, so has ticketing of motorists in violation of parking restrictions during the posted street sweeping periods.

For more information;

Posted Residential Street Sweeping The Department of Public Works (DPW) will begin posted residential street sweeping on Tuesday, March 1. The program will run through October 30, and motorists are asked to obey posted signs indicating the schedule of parking restrictions to ensure streets are swept...

🚨 Reminder!🧹 Street sweeping has begun!  🎫 And, so has ticketing of motorists in violation of parking restrictions durin...
03/14/2022
Spring Operations | dpw

🚨 Reminder!

🧹 Street sweeping has begun!

🎫 And, so has ticketing of motorists in violation of parking restrictions during the posted street sweeping periods.

For more information;

Posted Residential Street Sweeping The Department of Public Works (DPW) will begin posted residential street sweeping on Tuesday, March 1. The program will run through October 30, and motorists are asked to obey posted signs indicating the schedule of parking restrictions to ensure streets are swept...

03/14/2022

For missed collections, call 311!

#DPWorks4DC

🚨 Reminder!🧹 Street sweeping has begun!  🎫 Warning tickets will be issued through today, March 14 to remind motorists of...
03/14/2022
Spring Operations | dpw

🚨 Reminder!

🧹 Street sweeping has begun!

🎫 Warning tickets will be issued through today, March 14 to remind motorists of parking restrictions during the posted street sweeping periods. Ticketing will begin tomorrow, March 15.

For more information;

Posted Residential Street Sweeping The Department of Public Works (DPW) will begin posted residential street sweeping on Tuesday, March 1. The program will run through October 30, and motorists are asked to obey posted signs indicating the schedule of parking restrictions to ensure streets are swept...

🧹 Street sweeping has begun!  🎫  And, so has ticketing of motorists in violation of parking restrictions during the post...
03/14/2022
Spring Operations | dpw

🧹 Street sweeping has begun!

🎫 And, so has ticketing of motorists in violation of parking restrictions during the posted street sweeping periods.

📲 For more information;

Posted Residential Street Sweeping The Department of Public Works (DPW) will begin posted residential street sweeping on Tuesday, March 1. The program will run through October 30, and motorists are asked to obey posted signs indicating the schedule of parking restrictions to ensure streets are swept...

Street sweeping has begun!  Warning tickets will be issued through tomorrow, March 14 to remind motorists of parking res...
03/13/2022
Spring Operations | dpw

Street sweeping has begun!

Warning tickets will be issued through tomorrow, March 14 to remind motorists of parking restrictions during the posted street sweeping periods. Ticketing will begin March 15.

For more information;

Posted Residential Street Sweeping The Department of Public Works (DPW) will begin posted residential street sweeping on Tuesday, March 1. The program will run through October 30, and motorists are asked to obey posted signs indicating the schedule of parking restrictions to ensure streets are swept...

#HappyWeekendDC!Food waste drop off is open at all markets! Locations, times and COVID-19 safety procedures are all in t...
03/13/2022
Food Waste Drop-Off | Residents | Zero Waste DC

#HappyWeekendDC!

Food waste drop off is open at all markets!

Locations, times and COVID-19 safety procedures are all in the following link; https://zerowaste.dc.gov/foodwastedropoff…

#CompostDC

District residents can now drop off food waste at designated farmers' markets in all eight District wards free of charge. The food waste will be taken to a local composting site where it will be turned into compost, an environmentally friendly-soil amendment.

Temperatures will stay below freezing into the evening and overnight hours. Roads, bridges, and overpasses have been tre...
03/12/2022

Temperatures will stay below freezing into the evening and overnight hours. Roads, bridges, and overpasses have been treated by The District Snow Team. Take precaution while driving, biking, and walking as wet surfaces may freeze. Visit snow.dc.gov for safety tips.

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Tuesday 8:15am - 5pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 5pm
Thursday 8:30am - 5pm
Friday 8:30am - 5pm

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Plenty of time to get those leaves out! We’ll be making our last pass through area D this week. #YouRakeWeTakeDC
Happy New Year DC! DPW will be closed today. Services will be suspended and resume the following day. Fort Totten will also be closed this Saturday, and shredding will resume January 8, 2022. For more information;https://dpw.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/dpw/publication/attachments/Holiday%20Slide%20Guide%202021%20english_0.pdf
DPW will be closed tomorrow for the Holiday! Services will be suspended and resume the following day. Fort Totten will also be closed this Saturday, and shredding will resume January 8, 2022. For more information;https://dpw.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/dpw/publication/attachments/Holiday%20Slide%20Guide%202021%20english_0.pdf
DPW is making our second passes through all Wards to collect leaves! If you don’t know when we’ll hit your block, check out our leaf collection brochure at; https://dpw.dc.gov/service/leaf-and-holiday-tree-collection #YouRakeWeTakeDC
Hey Wards 1-8! We're coming through Area C next week for our second pick-up! https://dpw.dc.gov/service/leaf-and-holiday-tree-collection #YouRakeWeTakeDC
Raking and collecting leaves before the rain in Ward 3 before the rain approaches! Wet weather pauses our collection efforts to protect our machinery and crews. #YouRakeWeTakeDC
Plenty of time to get those leaves out! We’ll be making our second pass through area B this week. #YouRakeWeTakeDC
Happy Holidays DC! DPW will be closed for the holiday, and all services will be suspended. Collections will not slide for the remainder of the week, and instead will be operating at it's normal time next week.
Leaf collection is underway! Next week it's area B's turn for a second pass! Head over to dpw.dc.gov/service/leaf-collection to find more details including this years updated schedule.
DPW is making our second passes through all Wards to collect leaves! If you don’t know when we’ll hit your block, check out our leaf collection brochure at; https://dpw.dc.gov/service/leaf-and-holiday-tree-collection… #YouRakeWeTakeDC
🍃 DPW is taking proactive measures to ensure public safety by removing leaves from hot spots. ⏰ Off-cycle from the regular schedule! 👀 Tag us if you see an area that needs to be addressed!
Didn’t receive a brochure? DC’s leaf collection services, including a map and schedule for when leaves will be collected in your ward can be found here; https://dpw.dc.gov/service/leaf-and-holiday-tree-collection