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During our recycling program we meet people who want to recycle, but are sometimes doing it wrong. As much as we'd like to maximize what we can recycle the following list is a list for curbside recycling program in Philadelphia (per the Sanitation Dept.- though the "tips" are FOPP's): What to Keep OUT of the Bin These materials have little or no value as raw materials, damage recycling equipment, and can even injure workers. Please leave them out! * Plastic Bags (Tip - many supermarkets and some retail stores accept plastic bags for recycling) * Styrofoam™ Food/Beverage Containers and Shipping/Packing Material (Tip - the Street Department's Satiation Convenience Centers will take Styrofoam,but is must be clean and in a clear plastic bag) * Food Waste * Wet or Food-Soiled Paper * Waxed Paper Plates, Cups, and Takeout Containers * Greasy Pizza Boxes *Tissues, Paper Towels, and Napkins * Light Bulbs * Porcelain and Non-Container Glass * Cassette Tapes (VHS and audio) * Garden Hoses * Needles and Syringes * Electronics (Tip - the Sanitation Convenience Center will take TVs, computer monitors and other computer related equipment at no charge. Best Buy stores will take some small electronics - check their website for details)
Great meeting last night. Special thanks to ; North East Victims Advocates. About 20 in attendance. We need you.
Though it changed hands recently, Gallo’s (8101 Roosevelt Blvd.) still turns tables in Northeast Philly with cheerful service, to boot.This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)
Seafood Unlimited (270 S. 20th St.), one of Philly’s “sleeper” restaurants, has been around since the early ’70s, first as a seafood market and now as a bar-restaurant jazzed up by an Isaiah Zagar mural and a killer $11.95 all-you-can-eat mussels special on Mondays.
FOPP monthly meeting on Feb 15 at 7:30 PM at Deer Meadows Retirement Community, 8301 Roosevelt Blvd. (Use entrance on south side of building - meeting room is on the left after entering the building). We will have a speaker from the PA Audubon Society.