"Billions of tons of waste is generated on any given day and so Coruscant Sanitation is given tremendous leeway. We operate a fleet of over a hundred thousand mega-barges, and we rarely get searched."
―Sanitation worker Perla to Han Solo[src]
The Imperial Center Sanitation Department, also called Coruscant Sanitation, was a department on the planet Coruscant during the rule of the Galactic Empire that was responsible for processing the massive amounts of garbage and waste.
Imperial Center Sanitation Department card

Perla's Sanitation Department ID.

The waste would then be removed from the planet via transport mega-barges. Because the barges were rarely searched, the Sanitation Department was rife with corruption with its members using the opportunities to make money on smuggling operations.