Our Upcoming Events
Cleaning & Enhancing
We clean and care for the built and natural environments. We are dedicated to maintaining and enhancing the City’s natural aesthetics. We do this through what we offer, so please see our services on the links on the left side of this page and click to find out more of what we can offer you.
Nationally recognized as one of
The City of Oakland's Recycling Program
Starting July 1, 2015, the City of Oakland introduced new trash, compost and recycling services that will carry our city forward as an environmental leader.
Contact us at (510) 238-7283 (SAVE) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
More Information for Residents:
New Services Overview for Residents | Frequently Asked Questions for Residents | Program Guides
Visit the new OaklandRecycles.com to: pay your bill, request new service or make changes to existing service, find out what goes where, learn about upcoming events, or contact Customer Service.
More Information for Multifamily Property Managers:
Frequently Asked Questions for Multifamily Property Managers | Multifamily Property Manager Assistance | Multifamily Property Manager Toolkit
More Information for Businesses:
New Services Overview for Businesses | Frequently Asked Questions for Businesses | Getting Started for Businesses
Construction & Demolition Recycling | Event Recycling | Fats, Oils & Grease | Greenware Ordinance (Polystyrene Ban)
Street Sweeping & Illegal Dumping Removal
Parks, Trees & City Landscapes
We are responsible for the park grounds, medians, City landscapes and routine building maintenance of park buildings. Park maintenance includes litter pickup and removal, pruning, weeding, turf mowing, irrigation system repairs and planting.
See AAA's Via Magazine article about Lakeside Garden - one of the "top 5" gardens in California.
Volunteer Opportunities - It Starts in the Heart!
The beautification of the City of Oakland is dependent on many groups working together. Oakland Public Works, in partnership with our community, provides opportunities for individuals, neighborhood groups, civic organizations, employee groups and local businesses to play an active and ongoing role in cleaning, greening and maintaining our neighborhoods, parks and creeks.