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Household Hazardous Waste/Electronic Recycling/Document Shredding Drop-off Schedule

We collect household hazardous waste, unwanted electronic equipment, and documents to be shredded on one Thursday (10 am-2 pm) and one Saturday (7 am-2 pm) each month as listed below, at RFK Stadium Lot 3 through March 2024. 

Please see the bottom of this page for more driving directions. The Special Waste Collection event may be delayed or canceled due to inclement weather. Please check DPW social media (Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook) for the most up-to-date information. For more information about what items are accepted or prohibited at these special waste collection events, please review this page

Schedule:

Saturdays​ (7 am-2 pm)

Thursdays​ (10 am-2 pm)

July 8, 2023​

July 20, 2023​

August 19, 2023​

August 24, 2023​

September 16, 2023​

September 21, 2023​

10/21 Canceled

October 12, 2023​

November 25, 2023​

November 16, 2023​

December 16, 2023​

December 28, 2023​

1/20 Canceled

January 11, 2024​

February 17, 2024​

February 8, 2024​

March 16, 2024​

March 7, 2024​

 

Directions: 

The Special Waste Collection events take place at RFK Stadium Lot 3. The entrance for the event is on East Capitol Street Northeast, across from the DC Armory and on your right side directly past the Skate Park/DC Vault. East Capitol Street NE is one-way going west in front of the entrance; residents may need to approach from 22nd Street NE. When using GPS navigators, residents can use coordinates 38°53'25.0"N 76°58'32.0"W to navigate directly to the entrance for RFK Stadium Lot 3 or follow this Google Maps link

To get to this section of East Capitol you must do one of the following:

APPROACH FROM EAST @ INDEPENDENCE AVENUE, SE

  • Head EAST on Independence Avenue, SE toward the Anacostia River;
  • BEFORE the bridge stay to the left with the stadium on your LEFT and onto C Street, NE;
  • Stay LEFT, C Street, NE will merge to the LEFT onto 22nd Street, NE;
  • Get to RIGHT turn lane on 22nd Street and turn RIGHT onto East Capitol Street, NE;
  • Go PAST the Skate Park on RIGHT and turn RIGHT into the FIRST entrance into Lot 3.

APPROACH FROM WEST @ MEMORIAL BRIDGE

  • Exit the bridge to the RIGHT onto C Street, NE and use the LEFT lane to merge LEFT onto 22nd Street, NE (RFK will be on the LEFT);
  • On 22nd Street get into RIGHT turn lane to turn RIGHT onto East Capitol Street, NE;
  • Go PAST the Skate Park on RIGHT and turn RIGHT into the FIRST entrance into Lot 3.

APPROACH FROM NORTH @ 22ND STREEET, NE

  • From C Street, NE (heading East or West), turn SOUTH toward the RFK Stadium onto 21st Street and then take an immediate LEFT onto 22nd Street NE heading South (RFK will be on the LEFT);
  • On 22nd Street get into RIGHT turn lane to turn RIGHT onto East Capitol Street, NE;
  • Go PAST the Skate Park on RIGHT and turn RIGHT into the FIRST entrance into Lot 3.
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
(202) 737-4404
Contact Fax: 
(202) 671-0642
Contact TTY: 
(202) 673-6833