Is there still recycling in Philadelphia? Philadelphia says it’s no longer mixing recycling and trash, but residents have doubts about the process. The city’s overall recycling rate remains at historic lows.
What gets recycled in Philadelphia?
- glass jars. pickles, condiments, jams, jellies, etc.
- glass bottles. beer, wine, liquor.
- mail & office paper. fliers, letters, printer paper,
- newspaper & inserts. no plastic sleeves.
- magazines & catalogs. recycling bin.
- wrapping paper, tissue.
- sticky notes.
Is recycling mandatory in Philadelphia? Recycling is the law in Philadelphia. If you don’t recycle and/or recycle properly, you may be issued a fine by SWEEP.
Is Philly recycling back to normal? ‘ Now officials are asking us to get back to sorting our trash. In recent years, there hasn’t been a lot of good news about recycling. But Philly says it’s no longer mixing recycling with waste, and there’s renewed demand for plastic and cardboard.