For the last time, people, sweeping litter from the curb or sidewalk to the gutter is not a solution to the litter problem.
This one is at 12th and McKean, but it’s hardly unique. You took the time to sweep, just please take another two minutes to get a dust pan and put that detritus into a trash bag.
One thing to note, when we posted this picture on Twitter the other day, someone said they’d seen this pile for a while. For the record, we saw some fresh sweep marks in the surrounding dirt and recently added trash on top, so it’s one of those piling-on kind of situations.
But now that we’re on the subject, the citywide Philly Spring Cleanup is on April 5. Check here for some information.
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