Philly Streets Department Expands Yard Waste Recycling For 'Earth Month'In celebration of Earth Month, Deputy Streets Commissioner Donald Carlton says the department will make it easier for city residents to go green by offering yard waste drop-off at 23 locations on two Saturdays this month.
Block Captains Rally For 2016 Spring Cleaning Projects In PhiladelphiaThe theme of this year’s rally was ‘block pride citywide’ encouraging citizens to work together to keep neighborhoods clean.
Philadelphia Launches New Online Block Party ApplicationThe Philadelphia Streets Department has launched a new online Block Party Application.
Community Groups Raise Money And Clean Up Neighborhoods With Tire Round-Up ProgramThe effort gives community groups an opportunity to raise money while cleaning up their neighborhoods.
As Crews Grapple with Philadelphia's Pothole Epidemic, City Lawmakers Have QuestionsPhiladelphia's pothole epidemic dominated discussion at a City Council hearing this past week.
City Opens Its Fifth Large-Item Trash Dropoff Center, in West Philadelphia"We see this, in its humble way, as a part of Earth Day, in keeping the environment and the streets of Philadelphia cleaner," David Perri said at today's dedication.
Road Crews Work To Prevent Refreezing, Urge Residents To ShovelTemperatures were up Sunday but were expected to slide back down at night. That had road crews working to prevent a big refreeze and officials in Philadelphia asking residents to do their part.
Philadelphia's Streets Department Preparing For Not 1, But 2 StormsIt looks as if we'll be getting a one-two punch from Mother Nature in the next two days, and crews are gearing up to keep the streets and highways clear.
Philly Kicks Off Christmas Tree Recycling Program
Philadelphia Offering Dozens of Locations For Christmas Tree RecyclingTrees that are recycled are used as compost at city parks and landscapes.
Philadelphia Streets Department Begins Annual Fall Leaf Collection Program'Tis the season....to be raking leaves. And in Philadelphia, the Streets Department has brought back curbside, mechanical leaf collection in certain neighborhoods.
Drivers Urged To Plan Routes Around Weekend-Long Closure of MLK DriveThe temporary closure is designed to allow city Streets Department crews to safely make repairs to the roadway, curbs, sidewalks, and walls along MLK Drive.