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Philly Makes Changes to Residential Recycling Collection

Philly Makes Changes to Residential Recycling Collection

There will be no collection from April 6 to April 11; collection will run every other week from April 13 to at least May 15.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and employee attendance, the city of Philadelphia is making changes to its residential recycling collection system. There will be no collection from April 6 to April 11, and starting April 13, collection will run every other week until at least May 15.

Trash collection will continue to operate on schedule, with some expected delays.

TV 10 Philadelphia has more information:

Recycling collection in Philadelphia is decreasing to every other week as city officials grapple with how to maintain services during the coronavirus outbreak.

Starting Monday, April 6, the city Streets Department is changing its collection during the COVID-19 pandemic. No recycling will be collected in the entire city from April 6 through Saturday, April 11.

Recycling collections will resume Monday, April 13 and run every other week through at least May 15, according to the Streets Department.

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