Oct. 29: Trash Talk: Recycling, Composting, and Disposing in Philly


The average American generates 4.5 pounds of trash a day with enormous environmental consequences. Learn how you can be a part of the solution at this event all about being green in Philadelphia!

Join YIP and Keep Philadelphia Beautiful to learn about how the City of Philadelphia, private industry, and non-profits are working together to move our city towards more sustainable waste disposal practices and systems — and gain valuable insight into how you can be a part of the solution.

Event Details:
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
6-8 pm
150 N. 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Registration Link: http://yip.ticketleap.com/soyp-trashtalk/

Hear from these local experts:

  • Phil Bresee, City of Philadelphia Recycling Director
  • Tim Bennett, Founder and President of Bennett Compost
  • Charles Raudenbush, Manager at Waste Management

The second half of this event will include an interactive component where you will have the opportunity to stop by several stations and learn about local resources and opportunities — whether it be to make or do something, using easy-to-find or reusable resources, and becoming more involved with nonprofit organizations.

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