City officials say that due to this winter’s extreme weather, an unusually high number of trash tracks are out of service for repairs.
A city councilwoman, along with the Nutter Administration, want Philadelphia to take a ‘Disneyland approach’ when it comes to litter.
As Eyewitness News reporter Diana Rocco reports, trash already makes its way from the Big Apple to the Covanta facility on Highland Avenue and residents fear there could be more down the road.
Tuesday trash and recycling collections have been suspended.
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.
In anticipation of yet another winter weather event, Lower Merion Township has suspended trash collection on Wednesday.
With the holidays comes the gifting of new gadgets to replace old or outdated models, and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEPT) is reiterating that certain devices must be taken to designated recycling points as mandated by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.
The Philadelphia Streets Department says that it is continuing its snow-fighting efforts into the afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Philadelphia has strict rules on setting out trash at the curb, but a councilman says those rules should be relaxed for senior citizens.
Delaware beaches including in Lewes and Cape Henlopen have been littered in the last week with trash and medical waste.
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.