Philadelphia residents can start dropping off their Christmas trees for recycling on Monday, January 6th.
With the holidays comes the gifting of new gadgets to replace old or outdated models, and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEPT) is reiterating that certain devices must be taken to designated recycling points as mandated by law.
Instead of throwing the shells in the trash, they are placed in bins and picked up by a nonprofit, New Jersey-based environmental group, the BaySave Foundation.
The Philadelphia Streets Department says that it is continuing its snow-fighting efforts into the afternoon.
Participants walk up and down the aisles between innings, collecting recyclable materials from fans who might otherwise throw them in the trash.
There was a time when “plastic” was the stuff of the future; remember the famous quote in the movie The Graduate? But one woman is turning back the clock.
The trees, dropped off at specific locations, are put to use by the Department of Parks and Recreation for composting or shredded for mulch.
“I think it’s a great idea,” said one man. “I wish I came to Starbucks more often. But yeah, for a dollar.”
Runners and others at the Philadelphia marathon will see something new and different along the race route.
The Newbold Neighbors Association in the Point Breeze section of South Philadelphia is raising money to help clean up the neighborhood, and they’re going to use the same devices seen all around Center City.
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The City of Philadelphia’s Christmas tree recycling program wants you — to bring your trees to them.
The Eagles take the field today at the Linc, but another green team will be working the parking lots outside.
Wondering what to do with your old smelly sneakers? Why not recycle them? One local charter school is hoping you’ll do just that.