Learn about DPW's residential and commercial recycling collection programs.
Residents can request new recycling cans or repairs to their existing cans.
DPW provides resources for K–12 teachers to learn how to bring environmental lessons and practices into the classroom.
DPW’s inspectors circulate throughout the District looking for abandoned and dangerous vehicles to investigate then remove from public and private property.
The DPW Parking Enforcement Management Administration provides for ticketing, towing, booting, impoundment and removal of abandoned and dangerous vehicles.
DPW collects recycling from single-family homes and apartment buildings with three or fewer units. Use our Trash and Recycling Collection Day App to find your collection day.
DPW collects trash from single-family homes and apartment buildings with three or fewer units.
Every year, between March and October, DPW cleans residential streets using mechanical sweepers of various sizes.
If you received a ticket issued by DPW for a parking violation and want to see images of the violation, use the TicPix app.
Apply for an exemption from sidewalk shoveling enforcement.
The Snow Team clears streets of snow and ice to promote safe vehicular travel.
Solid waste collectors who operate in DC are required to register.
Our SWEEP inspectors and investigators use education and enforcement tools to work with residents and businesses to keep the District clean.
DPW issues parking tickets to vehicles that violate the District’s parking regulations.
DPW may tow legally or illegally parked vehicles that pose a danger to the public or impede the flow of traffic.
Find your trash and recycling collection day(s) and view the Holiday Trash/Recycling Slide Guide.
DPW collects trash once or twice per week or large, bulky items by appointment.
DPW works with other government agencies to keep vacant lots clear of weeds and trash.
DPW collects up to five bags (per week) of yard waste from residences that receive DPW trash and recycling collection services.