NJ Towns Will Receive Recycling Grants, Promoting Local Recycling EffortsThis year, the grants are based on 2014 numbers: where the recycling rate was about 34 percent.
City Launches Philly Leaf And Recycling ProgramConservation-minded Philadelphians can drop off leaves in biodegradable bags at 23 locations, Saturdays from 9-3 through late December, as well as at the five Sanitation Convenience Centers.
At Philadelphia Zoo, Art Exhibit Turns Trash Into Thought-Provoking Sculptures It's called "Second Nature: Junk Rethunk" -- a series of animal-inspired art sculptures on the grounds of the Philadelphia Zoo, all made out of recycled materials.
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.
Recycling Programs In PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia’s recycling program not only helps to keep the city and environment clean, it allows residents to earn rewards when they recycle.
South Jersey Town Gets Sizable Check For Its Recycling EffortsCherry Hill’s ongoing recycling efforts have earned the town an accolade from the state of New Jersey, along with a nice sized check.
City Announces Dates For Annual Tree Recycling ProgramThe program will begin on Monday, January 5th and run through Saturday, January 17th.
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 Marks 'Recycling Day' With Thanks, and RemindersStreets commissioner David Perri says 2013 was a record-setting year for our city, which was among the first to institute a recycling program.
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.
Philadelphia Leaf Collection Program Returns, With Some ChangesFrom Monday, Nov. 10 through Friday, Dec. 19, the Streets Department will be offering leaf recycling to help residents dispose of foliage, but officials say there are some changes to note.
Reusing Plastic, It's FantasticDiscover ways to reuse plastic items around your home that may also save you money and teach your children how to be resourceful.