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Filthadelphia: The City’s Trash Crisis
October 14, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Philadelphia’s long struggles with solid waste and recycling programs deepened and were brought into high relief in the pandemic. Trash pickup became increasingly erratic, the controversial street sweeping program was suspended, and so many people working from home created more residential waste. We’ll dumpster-dive into the future of a cleaner city with former sanitation worker Terrill Haigler, better known in social media circles as Ya Fav Trashman, and Nic Esposito, the city’s former Zero Waste and Litter Director.