Trash Talk and Community Networking

By United By Blue (other events)

Wednesday, October 25 2017 6:00 PM 8:30 PM

Join the Philadelphia Water Department, Keep Philadelphia Beautiful, and United by Blue for an evening of trash talking, community tabling, food and drink at the historic Fairmount Water Works. Hear the latest news about how City government, the School District, and nonprofits are all moving us towards being a litter free and Zero Waste city. 

Beer is graciously provided by Saint Benjamin Brewing Company. Snacks and coffee to be prepared by Lisa Brayda and Jeff Carr, cafe and restaraunt managers of United by Blue's soon-to-open, new flagship location.

Come with your questions for our expert panel moderated by United by Blue's Founder and CEO, Brian Linton. Panelists include: Dave Brindley (Not in Philly), Michelle Feldman (Keep Philadelphia Beautiful), Megan Garner (The School District of Philadelphia), Commissioner Carlton Williams (Philadelphia Streets Department)

Then, stick around to learn more about how you can get involved in building a cleaner and greener city. Tabling organizations include: Philadelphia Water Department, Keep Philadelphia Beautiful, United by Blue, Chemical Heritage Foundation, Green Philly, Fairmount Park Conservancy, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, PA Resources Council, Recyclebank for Philadelphia Streets Department, TerraCycle, Youth Volunteer Corp of Greater Philadelphia, and Rabbit Recycling.

Have weird trash in your office or home that you're not sure what to do with? Bring it with you on the 25th! Rabbit Recycling will be collecting items like used markers, pens, plastic bags, and batteries at this event. Rabbit Recycling is a local personal recycling business designed to guarantee households the most efficient separation of everyday trash with on demand, low cost pick ups.