Department of Public Works

The Department of Public Works, through its employees, provides for the delivery of high quality, cost effective,efficient, safe services involving public infrastructure and facilities to enhance the quality of life in Denver.

Latest News & Events

Apr 21, 2015

Denver Parks & Recreation and Denver Public Works are partnering to expand a pilot recycling program that first began in 2014 with the placement of recycling containers in three Denver parks. Starting on Earth Day, April 22, and continuing for the next several weeks, Denver Recycles will be placing additional recycling containers in the original three parks and eight other parks that will have full scale single-stream recycling receptacles available to park visitors.

Mar 03, 2015

Join the 2015 Great Colfax Clean-Up on Saturday, April 25 from 9AM-12PM!

May 12, 2014

DENVER, CO ­— May 12, 2014 - Recycle Your Old Electronics Before They Take Over!  Take over all your storage space that is. Join other Denver residents in recycling electronic items on Saturday, June 7th from 9 AM to 1 PM at Metech Recycling at 500 W. 53rd Place in Denver.  

Better Denver Bond Program

The Better Denver Bond Program is a comprehensive effort to invest in our infrastructure; and to enhance and construct city facilities that touch our lives.

Clean Water Denver

Be a part of a growing community of concerned residents and businesses who are committed to protecting Denver's precious water resources.

Keep Denver Beautiful

Keep Denver beautiful emphasizes on the elimination of trash, litter, junk and graffiti from our city’s neighborhoods and public right-of-ways, through the coordinated efforts of neighborhood residents, volunteer groups and Solid Waste Management.

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