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."