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Friday Roundup: Phila’s New Recycling Coordinator, Eat Dirt & Green Rocky Video
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Friday Roundup: Phila’s New Recycling Coordinator, Eat Dirt & Green Rocky Video

Philadelphia Recycling Awards SweepstakesHapppppy Independence Day Week! The celebration to kick off America’s birth has begun, and we’re celebrating all things red, white & green. Here’s a few links for your enjoyment:

  • Philth-a-delphia no more: The Streets Department announced that Phil Bresee has taken over as the new Recycling Coordinator for our City of Philadelphia. Bresee has 20+ years of experience directing recycling program, coming from Broward County, Florida. He’ll be responsible to increase recycling participation & initiatives like Philadelphia Recycling Rewards Program, and improving commercial & institutional recycling. Welcome Phil, but we’re keeping our eyes on you… 😉
  • After we explained how to local food movement rocks, Treehugger validated that conventional farming isn’t the best choice to solve world hunger.
  • Green advertising extraordinaire Paige Wolf is blogging about her Go Green Get Fit challenge to get fit sustainably Check out her progress!
  •  The NY times telling us it’s good to eat dirt.
  • Philly.com praises Horizons for Philly’s vegan scene, calling Rich Landau the ‘Godfather’ of Vegan.
  • Philly Recycling Awards Sweepstakes ends tomorrow, June 30th! Our featured pick above is of a winner from last week.
  • The Clean Air Counsel celebrated the EPA’s proposed Carbon Solution Standard, to limit air pollution from Power Plants. They have a little rocky video you can see here:

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Julie Hancher is Editor-in-Chief of Green Philly, sharing her expertise of all things sustainable in the city of brotherly love. She enjoys long walks in the park with local beer and greening her travels, cooking & cat, Sir Floofus Drake. View all posts by Julie Hancher

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