Department of Public Works Suspended Activities Due to COVID-19

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As COVID-19 (Coronavirus) developments continue, the Department of Public Works is committed to remaining agile. The safety of our customers, volunteers, and staff is our primary concern. Knowing this, we have decided to suspend community events and activities. Departmental updates regarding non-essential activities can be found below.

Solid Waste Collections & Operations

No change to solid waste services

Currently Suspended Keep Atlanta Beautiful Commission (KABC) Activities  

Community Events

  • Spring Citywide Scrap Tire Amnesty – Postponed until further notice
  • Monthly Atlanta Recycles Day at Greenbriar Mall – Cancelled March | April TBD
  • 50th Earth Day Month Events | April
    • Comcast Cares Day at Greenbriar Mall – Cancelled
    • Plogging on the Beltline – TBD
    • Atlanta United/FB Alternatives Workday – TBD
    • Fulton C. Library Earth Day Event – Cancelled
    • Earth Day Buckhead Shoe Drive – TBD
    • Gorilla Glue Earth Day Workday – Postponed 

Education & Outreach

  • Atlanta Recycles Day at Greenbriar Mall – Cancelled March | April TBD
  • Spring 2020 Code Academy – Postponed March 28 start date | 5-week course
  • WAWA Science Festival – Cancelled
  • Flat Iron Outreach Event – Cancelled

Community Cleanups

  • Weekly Cleanups – Suspended through March 31
  • Great American Cleanup – Spring start date postponed | End date extended through September 20

CHARM Update

  • Temporarily closed until further notice
  • ATL311 & SWEET Training – postponed until May

KABC Board

  • March Board Meeting – Cancelled
  • 2020 Financial Disclosure – TBD

Feet on the Street (FOTS)

  • Suspended until further notice

To find out more regarding the City of Atlanta's response efforts to COVID-19, visit

To find resources, guidance, and information about COVID-19 and its impacts on Atlanta,
visit,  #ATLSTRONG

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