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(A narrow block of Ellsworth Street, in South Philadelphia.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Tuesday Trash & Recycling Pick-Up Suspended In Philadelphia Because Of Snow

Tuesday trash and recycling collections have been suspended.

02/17/2014

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Winter Storm Impacts Trash And Recycling Collections In Philadelphia

Philadelphia residents who regularly set out their items in the rear driveway, must set them out at the curb for pickup. Citizens should set their materials out on their regularly scheduled collection day.

02/04/2014

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Lower Merion Suspends Wednesday Trash Pickup

In anticipation of yet another winter weather event, Lower Merion Township has suspended trash collection on Wednesday.

02/04/2014

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NJ Residents Reminded To Recycle Old Electronic Devices

With the holidays comes the gifting of new gadgets to replace old or outdated models, and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEPT) is reiterating that certain devices must be taken to designated recycling points as mandated by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.

12/30/2013

Snow on the road. (credit: Jericka Duncan)

Philadelphia’s Snow-fighting Efforts Remain In Full Gear

The Philadelphia Streets Department says that it is continuing its snow-fighting efforts into the afternoon.

12/10/2013

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Earlier Set-Out Time For Trash Pickup In Philadelphia Starts This Week

Starting this week, Philadelphia residents will be able to set their trash at the curb a couple of hours earlier than currently allowed, the night before its collected.

09/30/2013

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Sanitation Worker Finds Grenade In The Back Of Philadelphia Trash Truck

On Friday morning at approximately 9 a.m., sanitation crew worker Kenneth Clea discovered an unusual object in the rear of the sanitation truck that he was collecting trash in.

02/22/2013

Love Park (credit: 30thstreetstation.org)

‘Flash Mob’ Style Cleanup Held In Love Park

With supplies and organization provided by Cleanitsupply.com, a couple dozen men and women met in front of the famous ‘LOVE’ sculpture to clean up trash in the park.

10/08/2012

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Organization To Install ‘Big Belly’ Trash And Recycling Units In Point Breeze

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.

05/05/2012

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Councilman Wants Trash Rules Relaxed For Senior Citizens

Philadelphia has strict rules on setting out trash at the curb, but a councilman says those rules should be relaxed for senior citizens.

02/20/2012

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Trash, Medical Waste Washes Up On Several Delaware Beaches

Delaware beaches including in Lewes and Cape Henlopen have been littered in the last week with trash and medical waste.

09/24/2011

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Heroin, Underwear Among Items Found In Record New Jersey Beach Haul

A bag of heroin, a 10-gallon gas tank, five pairs of underwear, a duck caller and a plastic cow were among the nearly half-million pieces of trash picked up from New Jersey’s beaches.

04/19/2011

Terracycle.net

Terracycle.net turns your garbage into goods by doing what it calls “upcycling,” or turning those goods into new products.

10/12/2010