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Announcements from Nov 6, 2020 show:
Clothing and Electronics Recycling
SmartCityPHL will pickup clothing and electronics and recycle them or get rid of them
responsibly for Philadelphia residents. Call or text PICKUP to 757-70-FETCH
(757-703-3824) to schedule a pickup.
Fall Leaf Recycling
Philadelphia leaf recycling program start Monday 11/9 and runs through Saturday 12/19.
Program is run by the Philadelphia Streets Department.
Bagged leaf dropoff is offered city-wide on Saturdays (except Nov. 14 and 28)9am-3pm in
13 locations. The Germantown location is 4800 Wayne Ave. (Happy Hollow Rec Center)
There also is supplemental mechanical leaf collection in some areas
See https://www.philadelphiastreets.com/leaves/ for more information about how to bag
leaves and schedules of and places for drop off.
Solar Panels Installations for Residents
Installers can apply for EZ Permit for Solar online through the Department of Licenses and
Inspections. This is a much easier process than the earlier ones were.
Mentioned on the show aired October 16, 2020:
Weekly list of environmentally related events in the Philadelphia region
Put together by Meenal Raval
Philly Talks Climate: https://phillytalksclimate.com/connect/
Environmental/Climate Change Solutions
From the consulting group Solar Impulse. There are over 1000 of these, many may be technical
Renaming the former Philadelphia refinery now owned by Hilco
Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs
HRP - Hilco Redevelopment Partners
Contact information provided by Peter Winslow, Please mention that he provided this contact information and send her his greetings.
Department of Environmental Protection of PA Education Grants
Applications accepted until Dec. 11
There are mini-grants of up to $3000 and general grants of $20,000 to $80,000
Priorities are water quality, climate change and environmental justice
How-to webinar and other information about these grants: