Special storm damage trash collection this weekend

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Beginning Saturday, Sept. 6, the Phoenix Public Works Department will conduct a special bulk trash collection in the areas hardest hit by recent storms. City collection crews are limited to these areas (see map) in order to maintain existing scheduled bulk trash service to customers receiving normally scheduled collection.

The areas receiving special collection are:

I-17 to the SR51, from Van Buren Street north to Maryland Avenue

Shea Boulevard north to Thunderbird Road (also including the area south of Shea to the Mountain Preserve), from 36th Street east to Tatum Boulevard

Seventh Avenue to 12th Street, from Maryland Avenue north to Cactus Road

Normal bulk trash guidelines apply:

Residential green waste only - tree, brush, and other vegetation waste

Vegetation must be less than 4 feet long, 12 inches in diameter, except for palm fronds

Small amounts of vegetation should be bagged and tied

No commercial/business waste

Place material 5 feet or more from utility poles, fences, cable boxes, water meters, etc.

Material must be placed on the front of their property (not on street or sidewalk), or in the alley in the normal placement location

Residential customers outside the special collection area can:

Cut up material and place in regular green garbage container

For free, on weekends, take material to a city transfer station, 27th Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road or I-17 and Dixileta Drive. Transfer stations are open Monday through Friday from 5:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The 27th Avenue transfer station is open on Saturdays from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the I-17 and Dixileta Drive transfer station is open Saturdays and Sundays from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Residents should cover their loads and bring a city water bill and driver's license for proof of residency.

For questions about collection in areas outside of these boundaries or for other general information, residents may call 602-262-7251 or .