Philly summer campers practice social distancing while waiting for the Sprayground to open at.Mander Playground.
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Pat Loeb
July 06, 2020 - 5:10 pm
The Philadelphia Health Department reported nearly 300 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the city over the July Fourth weekend, but there are some hopeful signs as well, along with some city services getting back to normal. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
May 15, 2020 - 5:10 pm
Philadelphia officials reported more progress Friday in the fight against COVID-19. Read more here.
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Recycling electronics
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Kim Glovas
April 22, 2020 - 11:11 am
Community trash cleanups and environmental fairs used to be go-to activities for Earth Day. Although the majority of us are in isolation, green advocates say there is still work to be done. Read more here.
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Mail-in ballot
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KYW Staff
April 08, 2020 - 2:47 pm
The Philadelphia City Commissioners are asking all voters to use mail-in ballots in the delayed June 2 primary — they’ll even provide the stamp. The decision comes are coronavirus cases in the city rise to 4,777. Read the latest here.
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Lt. James Walker
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KYW Staff
April 06, 2020 - 1:42 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney announced on Monday the first COVID-19 death of a city employee, Lt. James Walker of the Philadelphia Police Department's traffic division. Read more here.
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Composting pile of fruit and vegetables.
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David Madden
February 05, 2020 - 3:03 pm
Camden County will take a new approach to getting rid of food scraps in four of its facilities. Read more here.
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Forest with heart-shaped canopy
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Rasa Kaye
February 03, 2020 - 12:48 pm
Valentine’s Day may be another widely commercialized holiday, but you can still be green of heart and have some sweet fun without expanding your carbon footprint. Read more here for tips on staying green and sustainable date night activities in Philadelphia.
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Philly Goat Project volunteers brought goats to the Awbury Arboretum in a Christmas tree recycling effort, feeding the trees to the goats.
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John McDevitt
January 11, 2020 - 4:43 pm
A Christmas tree recycling effort drew hundreds to West Oak Lane, as the trees became dinner for a bunch of goats. Read more here.
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Christmas trees recycled to protect sand dunes on Brigantine beaches.
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David Madden
January 11, 2020 - 9:05 am
By now, most of us have dealt with the natural Christmas tree that brought so much holiday cheer at home but has outlived its usefulness. Or has it? Read more here.
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Christmas tree ready for disposal...or recycling.
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Charlotte Reese
December 30, 2019 - 4:30 am
If you haven't thrown out your Christmas tree yet, it can be goat food, mulch or help restore the Jersey shore. Read more here.
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