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Philadelphia Tackles Litter Problem

August 3, 2018

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As the city of Philadelphia tackles its decades-old litter problem, in June, citizen groups collected more than 8,500 illegal signs from around the city in an action called the Bandit Signs Brigade. The posting of illegal signs has been one piece of the city’s larger litter puzzle, and this fall, the signs will be repurposed by local artists and designers.

Mayor Jim Kenney created the Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet two years ago to take on the city’s larger problem, with a goal of becoming 90 percent zero waste and litter-free by 2035.

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