Trash

Beaches

'Emergency cleanup' finds needles at Jersey Shore after garbage forces beach closures

Long Branch beach

Odd News

What the heck happened to this Center City trash can?

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Neighbors

Like a good neighbor, he beautifies the area while fending off illegal dumpers

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City Hall

See how your block ranks on Philly's new litter map

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Policy

Pa. lawmakers push to end tire dumping in Philadelphia

Waste

Philly imposes steep new fines for short dumping violators

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Pollution

Philadelphia's 'It'-themed PSA hopes to scare residents out of polluting

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Environment

Long derided as filthy, Philly unveils waste reduction plan

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Recycling

Here's why you can't recycle your greasy pizza box

Pennsylvania Senate

Wolf: Local government may implement plastic bag bans

Trash

Controller: Philly's high-tech trash cans are a costly waste

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Recycling

Philly councilman holding e-cycling event to discard electronics

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Volunteering

PennDOT seeks volunteers to clean up millions of pounds of litter

Government

Mayor Kenney establishes Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet to address Philly's trash problem

Investigation

Mysterious trash can explosion under investigation in Barnegat

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Litter

Video shows trashed beaches in Wildwood after Memorial Day weekend

Social Media

South Philadelphia residents are talking trash on Twitter

South Philly Litter Sidewalk Chalk

Parks

South Philly park: Stop letting dogs relieve themselves where kids play

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Weather

Less snowy forecast means Philly's Tuesday trash collection will resume as scheduled

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Opinion

Opinion: After column, Streets Dept. sweeps up a mess – and apologizes

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Artists

Philly artist makes historical portraits out of trash

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Jobs

The dangerous job of picking up garbage

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