trash

Citified

The No-Bullshit Guide to a Litter-Free Block

Philadelphia’s reputation as one of the filthiest cities in the nation is old and well-deserved. City Hall should be doing more to fix the problem. […]

Citified

How the Big Blue Bin Has Made Recycling Awfully Expensive

A recent story in the Washington Post headlined “American Recycling Is Stalling” sent a shockwave through environmentalist circles. America’s recycling business, once lucrative for both cities […]

City Life

Pedal-Operated BigBelly Trash Cans Are Coming to Philly

Lots of Philadelphians hate, hate, hate the city’s BigBelly trash cans. Yes, Mayor Michael Nutter says they save taxpayers lots of money. Yes, they alert the city […]

City Life

Blondell Reynolds Brown Says Philly Should Be More Like Disneyland — Where Litter Is Concerned

Philadelphia City Council passed two bills Thursday in hopes of making “Filthadelphia” a little more like Disneyland.

City Life

Here’s Why Your Trash Is Being Picked Up Late in Philly

Has your trash been picked up late in the past few months? If so, you’re not alone. In the last two years, a whopping 80,000 households in […]

Citified

Can Disneyland Help Clean Up “Filthadelphia”?

Ever since Disneyland opened 60 years ago, cleanliness has been a virtue. Walt Disney designed the park so that visitors have trash cans at every turn — you’re never more […]