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2.13.17 | The city's Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet is launching a digital litter index to catalog the enormity of trash in Philly and reduce waste.
2.8.17 | In one of the first public moves from Philadelphia's new Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet, the city will pilot a litter index program in two neighborhoods to develop a better understanding of waste patterns, as reported by Government Technology.
2.7.17 | This spring, Philadelphia will pilot a new litter index aligned with the city's Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet, and digitize the results.
2.6.17 | “Setting a zero waste goal without having organic diversion is inconceivable,” said Nic Esposito, Zero Waste and Litter Director at the Managing Director’s office. “So, at least by 2035, we’ll have organics collection in the city of Philadelphia, if we stick to our plan.”
12.27.16 | Can anyone really clean the infamously dirty streets of 'Filthadelphia'? In six months, however, the city can expect to see a new "action plan" for grappling with litter and waste from the Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet, which Mayor Jim Kenney created by executive order last week.
12.21.16 | Imagining a clean Philadelphia is hard, but Mayor Jim Kenney is trying to tackle that challenge. He wants to reduce the 2.5 million tons of waste that the city generated in 2014 to zero by 2035.
12.21.16 | Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Tuesday signed an Executive Order creating the Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet, charged with creating a comprehensive plan for waste reduction and litter prevention.
12.21.16 | Philly will join cities like New York and Los Angeles, which have also implemented "zero waste" plans.
12.21.16 | The cabinet's main goals will include making Philadelphia a "zero waste" city by 2035, reducing illegal dumping, improving community engagement around littering, identifying measurable standards and releasing annual reports.
12.20.16 | Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney announced on Tuesday the creation of a Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet that will be tasked with creating a comprehensive plan to reduce waste and prevent littering.