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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.
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Keep Philadelphia Beautiful and Dow

Keep America Beautiful, Inc. is America’s largest volunteer-based community action and education organization. With a network of more than 1,200 affiliate and participating organizations, KAB forms public-private partnerships and programs that engage individuals to take greater responsibility for improving their community's environment.

Dow joins with communities around the country to host the signature event for KPB, which is the Great American Clean-up (GAC). Learn how Keep Philadelphia Beautiful and Dow are working to keep Philly litter free here. 


SWEEP is Streets & Walkways Education and Enforcement Program, the City-run program created to educate Philadelphia citizens about their responsibilities under the Sanitation Code. SWEEP enforces the law against violators through intensified street patrols by uniformed litter enforcement officers, computerized tracking of code violation notices, and speedy adjudication of violations. Through education and enforcement, SWEEP supports and enhances individual and community efforts to maintain a clean City. 

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Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee (PMBC)

PMBC, part of the Streets Department’s Sanitation Division, is an urban environmental partnership. The program is in its 68th year of promoting civic pride, public safety and neighborhood empowerment among Block Captains, community group leaders and their units.

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Recyclebank’s mission is to motivate individuals and communities to realize a world in which nothing is wasted—changing how people view their role in creating a sustainable future. Recyclebank rewards you for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals from local and national businesses.

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