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Solid Waste & Recycling Advisory Committee (SWRAC)

Public Notice: September 5, 2016

Draft Plan Revision

City of Philadelphia Municipal Waste Management Plan

The City of Philadelphia Streets Department’s Sanitation Division has prepared a complete revision of its Municipal Waste Management Plan in accordance with provisions of Pennsylvania Act 101 of 1988.  The new Plan updates information provided in its Plan last revised in 2005.  These revisions include:

  • Description of waste collection, disposal and recycling programs managed by the City
  • Description of the processes used to select disposal and processing facilities for City-collected waste and recycling and privately-collected waste
  • Identification and list of disposal facilities used for City-collected waste and privately-collected waste generated in Philadelphia
  • Description of strategies and policies for managing waste and recycling generated in Philadelphia from 2016 – 2025.

The Plan can be reviewed online via the links below:

Click here to view the Plan

Click here to view the Appendix 

It is also available for reference use at these libraries:

  • Central Library, 1901 Vine Street
  • Northwest Regional Library, 68 West Chelten Avenue
  • Northeast Regional Library, 2228 Cottman Avenue
  • Walnut Street West Branch, 201 South 40th Street
  • South Philadelphia Branch, 1700 South Broad Street

Written comments concerning the Plan may be submitted within 90 days of this Public Notice to or the address provided below:

Carlton Williams, Commissioner Streets Department
1401 JFK Blvd. 730 MSB
Philadelphia PA 19102

A public meeting concerning the Plan will be held at the address provided below:

Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 3 p.m.
Philadelphia Municipal Services Building, 1401 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19102
16th Floor, Room X

This Public Notice has been prepared in accordance with Section 503(c) of the Pennsylvania Municipal Waste Management Planning Recycling and Waste Reduction Act of 1988.