Settling some confusion over holiday dates for trash pick-up

    Does the string of holidays have you confused about garbage and recycling pick-up dates in your neighborhood? A helpful reader comes to the rescue.

    Does the string of holidays have you confused about garbage and recycling pick-up dates in your neighborhood?

    A helpful (and frustrated) reader points out to us that Phila.gov has a dearth of information about the subject. He had trouble finding the 2011 schedule.

    After some digging, he stumbled upon PhiladelphiaStreets.com and immediately found the correct 2011 schedule there.

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    “Since this affects fully one-fifth of the residential population of Philly,” he asks, “don’t you agree it is a significant gap in city services?”

    Thank goodness someone is paying attention.

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