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The Department of Streets and Sanitation handles an average of one million service requests per year, each one making a difference in our communities.

Alerts (Streets and Sanitation (DSS))

Low Alert Mar 1, 2017 Baiting Pilot program to decrease the reproduction of rats will be conducted in the Summer of 2017

Most Recent News (Streets and Sanitation (DSS))

Dec 30, 2016 City of Chicago Announces Annual Holiday Tree Recycling Program
Nov 30, 2016 Chicago's Winter Overnight Parking Ban Goes Into Effect December 1
Nov 25, 2016 City's Blue Cart Recycling Program Gets Greener With New Initiatives Aimed At Increasing Participation And Decreasing Contamination
Oct 7, 2016 City of Chicago Coordinates Yard Waste Pick-Up to Help Collect Fall Leaves and Debris
Sep 20, 2016 Mayor Emanuel, Department of Streets and Sanitation Announce New Dry Ice Pilot to Combat Rodents
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Streets and Sanitation (DSS)

  • Phone: 312.744.4611
    Toll Free:
    TTY: 311
    Fax: 312.744.4737
  • 121 North LaSalle Street
    Room 1107
    Chicago, IL 60602   
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 2017 Chicago's Citywide Clean & Green Volunteer Clean-up

2017 Blue Cart Recycling Schedules & Maps

2017 Blue Cart Recycling Schedules and Maps