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Public Works


63 Canal Street
Monday - Friday:
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

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On Monday, March 8th we will be returning to our regular trash schedule.  If your trash day is Monday please have your trash out for collection Monday morning.
On Monday, March 8th we will complete Friday green week recycling and possibly start Monday blue week recycling.  If your recycling day was supposed to be this past Friday, or if your recycling day is this Monday, please put your recycling out for collection Monday morning.
If you do not fall into any of these days please pull your trash and recycling in from the curb.
Thank you for your continued patience. 


Last updated: 3/6/21 at 4:51


Bulk waste drop-off is available at DPW Headquarters on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM (Closed for Lunch 12:00-12:30). Only one vehicle will be allowed in each bay at a time.

2021 Street Sweeping Plan

Here is the current plan for street sweeping in the City with dates for anticipated street sweeping.

2021 Street Sweeping Map v2.25.21


Department Information

One of the larger City Departments, the Department of Public Works is responsible for taking good care of streets and sidewalks, the storm water and sewer system, and other important infrastructure ensuring the City of Holyoke maintains a quality community. We stay quite busy providing many essential city services. These include:

  • Street and Sidewalk Maintenance
  • Street Repaving and Repair
  • Engineering and Design
  • Refuse Collection
  • Recycling
  • Yard Waste Collection
  • Forestry Operations
  • Emergency Traffic Control
  • Permitting
  • Sewer Billing and Collection
  • Sewage / Stormwater Collection and Treatment
  • Snow Removal and Winter Road Salt Application
  • City owned Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance and Repair
  • Operation, Maintenance and Repair of City owned Parks and Public Buildings

Told you we were busy!

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