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Help RecycleNOW's commercial recycling campaign

From this week's Next Great City newsletter:

RecycleNOW Philadelphia is currently focusing on bringing commercial buildings and apartments into compliance and enforcing the commercial recycling regulations. The City of Philadelphia’s commercial recycling regulations require that all commercial buildings in all parts of the City including businesses, apartment buildings of more than six units, and schools provide recycling for their employees and/or tenants.  Unfortunately, the current level of compliance has a lot of room for improvement. 
RecycleNOW will be working with tenants and employees to train them on how to advocate for recycling in their workplace or apartment. Get involved by:

  • Emailing your name, address of non-compliant building and phone number to  
  • Attending an upcoming meeting to learn how you can get your building on board!

About the author

Andrew Goodman, Community Engagement Director, New Kensington Community Development Corporation

Goodman is currently the Community Engagement Director at the New Kensington Community Development Corporation.

Previously, Goodman worked as a city planner and project manager for PennPraxis. His focus was on projects that combined community engagement and public space design, including the Central Delaware Waterfront Planning Process, the Green2015 initiative for Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, and the Bartram’s Mile project in Southwest Philadelphia.  Goodman was an early contributor to PlanPhilly and helped shape the site in its first iteration.  As PlanPhilly grew, Goodman represented the publisher and provided professional planning input and project management support as the site expanded its beat coverage, went through multiple redesigns, conducted an internal strategic plan, and researched revenue generation opportunities.



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