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Philly community orgs collected 8,000 illegal signs in June. Next stop: Trash Academy results

Jul. 18, 2018 7:45 am

Philly community orgs collected 8,000 illegal signs in June. Next stop: Trash Academy

Mural Arts is partnering with the city's Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet to repurpose the signs — many of which can't be recycled — into something useful for the communities where they were posted.
Dear Akeem and Keep Philly Beautiful teamed up to answer your litter Qs method

Sep. 22, 2017 11:15 am

Dear Akeem and Keep Philly Beautiful teamed up to answer your litter Qs

Here's their advice for finding community cleaning resources, needle collection and more.
Check out the city’s ‘action plan’ to tackle waste and litter results

Aug. 7, 2017 10:44 am

Check out the city’s ‘action plan’ to tackle waste and litter

Here's what Philly's doing to reduce the nearly 1.5 million tons of residential and commercial waste it produces each year.
Baltimore’s mayor might be crushing on Philly’s newest anti-litter startup method

Jan. 10, 2017 4:25 pm

Baltimore’s mayor might be crushing on Philly’s newest anti-litter startup

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh was briefed on Not In Philly, Dave Brindley and Yury Korzun's anti-litter project.
This website is helping people keep their neighborhoods clean purpose

Dec. 23, 2016 10:44 am

This website is helping people keep their neighborhoods clean

Not in Philly is a website that helps organize clean-up crews.
Two Wharton social entrepreneurs just got a Fast Company nod people

May 24, 2016 3:31 pm

Two Wharton social entrepreneurs just got a Fast Company nod

Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao developed a kind of bacteria that can eat plastic waste and are winning all kinds of awards for it.
Keep Philly Beautiful wants to bring national best practices to local neighborhoods results

Mar. 25, 2016 12:43 pm

Keep Philly Beautiful wants to bring national best practices to local neighborhoods

The nonprofit will look to expand its education efforts and rally neighborhoods in 2016.
Yikes. Northwest Philly is looking a little … dumpy method

Mar. 17, 2016 11:20 am

Yikes. Northwest Philly is looking a little … dumpy

The area is brimming with illegal dump sites, according to local trash tracker Kelly O'Day.
Overcoming Setbacks, United By Blue Pushes Environmental Agenda in Philly method

Feb. 2, 2015 11:55 am

Overcoming Setbacks, United By Blue Pushes Environmental Agenda in Philly

Local social enterprise struggles with expansion to University City

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