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Public Works is dedicated to providing creative, customer-friendly service while maintaining the City's infrastructure by resurfacing streets, preserving park facilities and rehabilitating public structures.The department also meets the environmental needs of Pittsburgh residents by collecting residential refuse and recyclables. Lastly, Public Works ensures public safety by responding to emergencies such as flooding, land subsidence, snow/ice storms, and other weather related catastrophes.

Public Works is comprised of four Bureaus, including

  • Administration
  • Operations
    • Streets
    • Parks
  • Environmental Services
  • Transportation & Engineering.


2016 Recycling Newsletter and Collection Schedules are available.

Visit the Collection Schedules page to find out your recycling collection week.  You may also call the Bureau of Environmental Services at 412-255-2773.

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