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    Can You Recycle Egg Cartons in Philadelphia

    January 25, 20170

    Whether you buy your eggs from the farmer’s market or grocery store, you might want to think carefully about the packaging.…

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    You’re Doing Trash Day Wrong: Philly Trash Pickup Rules

    January 18, 20170

    Did you know you can get FINED for using a paper bag for recycling? SWEEP, Streets & Walkways Education and Enforcement…

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    Where to Recycle Christmas Trees 2016

    December 28, 20160

    It’s time to rip down the holly, bright lights and recycle your tree. Don’t throw your Christmas tree to the…

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    Where to Recycle Holiday Lights and Decorations

    December 21, 20160

    Deck the halls with boughs of paper… and plastic… and wrapping materials. What can you recycle from your holiday haul?…

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    Where to Recycle Leaves in Philadelphia: 2016

    November 16, 20160

    Don’t throw those leaves in the trash – they’ll end up in landfills and produce methane, versus how organics can…

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    Where to Donate Food in Philly

    August 31, 20160

    Ahh, food waste. What to do… Earlier this year, I was at a farewell party for a leader at my…

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    Where Can I Recycle Keurig Coffee Pods?

    August 10, 20162

    Reader: Dear GPB, are my Keurig coffee pods recyclable? I got the Keurig as a wedding gift a few years ago…

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    How Can I Recycle Old Soccer Balls?

    July 13, 20160

    Who has COPA & “Football” fever?! As an ex-soccer player, I know I have tons of old soccer balls piled…

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    When Does the City (Philly) Pick Up Yard Waste?

    May 18, 20160

    We received another great question from Twitter about the Philadelphia Street Department’s Service, perfect for our Where Can I Wednesday.…

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    Can You Bag Your Recycling in Plastic Bags?

    May 4, 20160

    We’ve recently had TWO reader questions about placing recyclables in plastic bags for curbside pickup. “Is it true that we…

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