DPW Offers Options to Dispose of HHW/E-cycling/Personal Documents for Shredding in April
The Department of Public Works (DPW) will accept District residents’ household hazardous waste and e-cyclables Thursday, March 30, 1 pm-5 pm and on Saturday, April 1, 8 am-3 pm, at the Ft. Totten Transfer Station, 4900 John F. McCormack Drive, NE.* DPW also will provide document shredding services for up to five boxes (or equivalent container) of documents, such as bank statements, credit cards, and pay stubs for shredding from each resident. The boxes should be no larger than 16.5”x12.5”x 8.5”or the approximate size of a box of copy paper. Document shredding is available the first Saturday of the month only.Check www.dpw.dc.gov for 2017 drop-off, document shredding schedules.
District residents may drop off HHW items such as pesticides, batteries and cleaning fluids at Ft. Totten, along with e-cycling items such as computers, televisions and other unwanted electronic equipment every Saturday (except holidays). For a list of all household hazardous waste and e-cyclables accepted by DPW, including how to prepare lithium batteries or batteries greater than 9 volts, and additional information about document shredding, please click on the HHW link at www.dpw.dc.gov.
*Directions to Ft. Totten, 4900 John F. McCormack Drive, NE: Travel east on Irving Street, NW, turn left on Michigan Avenue, turn left on John F. McCormack Drive, NE and continue to the end of the street. Directions from additional locations can be found at www.dpw.dc.gov.
Kevin B. Twine
Office Of The Director
Department Of Public Works (DPW)
2000 14th St., NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20009