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Climate change at the forefront of the 2019 SustainPHL Awards purpose

Aug. 9, 2019 8:00 am

Climate change at the forefront of the 2019 SustainPHL Awards

The fourth annual ceremony honored individuals, businesses, nonprofits and government agencies working towards a more sustainable Philly.
Are you ready to ditch the bag? Councilman Squilla thinks so (and so does the Clean Air Council) purpose

Jun. 21, 2019 9:31 am

Are you ready to ditch the bag? Councilman Squilla thinks so (and so does the Clean Air Council)

“The goal of this bill is to reduce the single-use plastic [bags] by 80% in the first year," Squilla says.
5 steps Philly can take to better manage its littered waterways method

Feb. 19, 2016 9:33 am

5 steps Philly can take to better manage its littered waterways

Retired environmental engineer Kelly O'Day has been tracking plastic litter in the city for four years. Here's what he's learned.
No More Plastic Bags: Councilman Squilla Proposes Single-use Bag Fee purpose

Apr. 24, 2015 1:23 pm

No More Plastic Bags: Councilman Squilla Proposes Single-use Bag Fee

Yesterday Councilman Mark Squilla introduced single use bag legislation that would impose a small fee (five cents) for anyone who uses a single use bag when making a purchase from a retail establishment. The fee would be imposed on both plastic and paper bags. Reducing bags is an easy way to tackle the City’s ongoing […]