Phila. Lawmakers Move Ahead With Plan To Encourage Restaurants to Compost Their GarbageA bill before City Council "would allow food establishments to get a dumpster for recycling and composting of food waste," explains Phil Bresee, recycling director for the Streets Department.
City Council Looks At Whether Philadelphia Should Have Citywide Food CompostingCalling the hearing was 8th District Councilwoman Cindy Bass, a composting proponent. She says, "Food waste doesn't belong in the trash. It belongs in the compost bin."
Philadelphia Encouraging Residents To Bring Trees In For RecyclingThe Streets Department says it is offering an environmentally friendly alternative for the disposal of your Christmas tree after the holidays.