DPW works hard to ensure that that public alleys stay clean. Crews rotate around the city from spring to fall.
DPW enforces District parking restrictions by booting, towing and impounding "boot-eligible" vehicles.
DPW collects large, bulky items by appointment from eligible residential households.
DPW enforces the requirement that commercial establishments maintain an active recycling program.
Use our Trash and Recycling Collection Day App to find your collection day(s).
Review Fort Totten Transfer Station's hours of operation and rules for use.
DPW will clean graffiti from public and private property using paint or non-toxic solutions to provide clean and safe environments for residents and visitors.
The Helping Hand program provides tools and supplies for neighborhood clean-up and beautification projects.
DPW provides a "Slide Guide" to see how holidays affect when trash and/or recycling will be collected.
The Fort Totten Transfer Station accepts household hazardous waste and unwanted electronics.
Leaf and holiday tree collection season starts November 2, 2015. Find your home’s collection dates.
Our litter and graffiti prevention program saves District residents money and restores the beauty of the Nation’s Capital.
DPW empties litter cans at night, following a daily to three times per week schedule.
DPW maintains a customer service phone line for residents or visitors wishing to locate their towed vehicle.
The DC Department of Motor Vehicles allows you to pay parking and/or photo enforcement tickets online.
Through school recycling programs, students, teachers, staff, administrators and parents can learn the basics of recycling and environmental stewardship.
Learn about DPW's residential and commercial recycling collection programs.