RecycleNOW Community Activist Trainings

In partnership with RecycleBank, the company behind the Philadelphia Recycling Rewards program,

RecycleNOW Philadelphia is now training community recycling activists to sign people up for the

program so we can help more people recycle more material. You can help make a difference in your

community by helping to sign-up your neighbors, co-workers, friends, family, church members, reading

club, or anyone else!

Why should you become a Community Recycling Activist?

  • You — and 12,000 recycling supporters like you – demanded RecycleBank! Now that the program is

citywide, we need to make it successful by getting more people signed up.

  • Recycling Rewards are accumulated on a community basis, so the more of your neighbors that

participate in the program, the more rewards you all receive!

  • Despite making tremendous strides in improving recycling in Philadelphia, 80% of residential waste

is still going to landfills and incinerators. We must do better, and the rewards program provides the

incentive that many people need to start recycling, or to recycle more.

Attend a Community Activist Training in your neighborhood where recycling experts will answer

commonly asked questions, and provide you all the information and materials you need to help sign up


Center City

Tuesday, January 18, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Academy of Natural Sciences at 19th St and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Lower Level, Commons Room


South Philadelphia

Thursday, January 27, 6:30- 8:00 p.m.

Columbus Square Park and Recreation Center at 12th and Wharton streets


North Riverwards (Northern Liberties, Fishtown, Kensington, Port Richmond, Bridesburg)

Monday, January 31, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Philadelphia Brewing Company at 2439 Amber St


Northeast Philadelphia

Wednesday, March 9, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Free Library of Philadelphia, Northeast Regional Branch 2228 Cottman Avenue


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