Friday, March 13, 2009

March 23, 2009 Recycling Discussion

On April 3, Councilmen Frank DiCicco and Jim Kenny will hold a hearing on legislation they have introduced to reduce waste in Philadelphia by banning plastic bags at large retailers, mandating a $0.25 fee on plastic shopping bags at smaller stores and banning Styrofoam food packaging.

RecycleNOW Philadelphia
invites us to support this legislation and come to an information session. City Council staff will be on hand to answer questions and discuss the proposed legislation. Learn:

Who will be affected by the bills
How they will be enforced
How they will minimize waste
The opposition's argument
How to get involved

Monday, March 23, 2009
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

The Academy of Natural Sciences
Commons Meeting Space, Lower Level
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA

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