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Streets Department

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Philly

Set Your Leaves to the Curb Starting Monday, Philly

After last year's successful drive, Philly is kicking off their 2011 Bagged Leaf Drive this Monday, November 7th through Friday, December 16th. Collected leaves are used for composting, for beautiful benefits like fertilizing gardens & nourishing trees... and wayyy better alternative to face-planting in a wet leaf pile. (Not like I've done this…) Here's how to get your leaves collected:
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Happy New Year! My Green Resolutions for Philly

Dear City of Philadelphia, Mayor Nutter & the Streets Department, I've never been one that likes resolutions. I tend to make resolutions when I decide to change something, instead of waiting for Jan 1 to roll around. Therefore, I'm officially requesting my New Years Resolutions for the City of Philadelphia in 2011:
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2011 Philadelphia Christmas Tree Recycling Program

Now that (most) Christmas festivities are over, it's time to start thinking about disposing of that tree. Lucky for you, once you're done with the Christmas spirit (and needles falling), the Philadelphia Streets Department 2011 Christmas Tree Recycling Program runs Monday, January 3 through Saturday, January 15. This annual (22 yr old!) program is an environmentally safe alternative for the
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