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Learn how SWEEP keeps Philadelphia clean through education and enforcement.
Learn about the Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee (PMBC), and what they are doing to keep our streets clean and safe.


Philadelphia is working hard to make our city litter free.

Thanks to weekly curbside pickups, a city-wide focus on recycling, six local sanitation convenience centers and more and more dedicated Philadelphians taking pride in their communities, the path to keeping Philadelphia clean has never been so clear.

So do your part, meet us halfway, and together let’s keep this city beautiful. Pick it up, Philly!



CITY PRIDE has never been so clear.

All over the city, Philadelphians are joining together to keep our streets clean and safe.
Here’s a list of everyday tips to help you do your part.

CONSEQUENCES have never been so clear.

Littering in Philadelphia hurts more than just our neighborhoods. Illegal dumping may carry fines of up to $500, vehicle confiscation, and jail time. Avoid these violations by dropping bulk trash off at any of our six sanitation convenience centers.

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