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    • Abandoned slurpee.
Eyes on the Street

Can Instagram help curb litter?

Can photos of crushed cigarette packs or discarded soft drinks help rescue Philly from its overwhelming litter problems? Probably not, but isn't it worth a try? Litterati is a startup that…

    • fish heads
Eyes on the Street

Fishtown Neighbors hope "feeding the fish" will curb litter

Would you throw out trash if it meant feeding the fish? What if that fish was topping off a trashcan? That’s the Fishtown Neighbors Association (FNA) Beautification Committee's hope. They…

    • Ivy Ridge Green cleanup
Eyes on the Street

April 5: Philly Spring Cleanup

The Streets Department says 1,014,540 pounds of trash and 23,341 pounds of recycling were picked up by more than 13,000 volunteers during the great Philly Spring Cleanup of 2013. How much…

    • Trash.
Eyes on the Street

Trash talk: Streets urges patience as sanitation crews catch up

Christmas trees, overflowing recycling bins, stuffed plastic bags, and the remains of holiday cheer are forming unusually large mounds of trash that are gracing many Philly sidewalks this week. Holiday delays,…

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