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Recycle Bins With Lids Available at the Community Center!

The City no longer offers free recycle bins through the NoLibs Community Center. The small bins formerly provided by The City are just too small. Wind-blown litter from these over-stuffed containers can be seen around the neighborhood after trash pickup most weeks. So we asked Home Depot to help us out — and they did! The […]

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2017 TreeCycling Schedule – Starts Sun, Jan 1 / Ends Sun, Jan 15

Christmas TreeCycling from January 1 through 15 at Orianna Hill Park! Sunday, Jan 1 — Naked, De-tinsled, De-balled Christmas Trees will be accepted for drop-off in the picnic area of Orianna Hill Park at Poplar & Orianna Streets. Folks can drop off at any time. Saturday, Jan 7 — Trees will be chipped at 11am, […]

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Philadephia Circular-Free Program

  Property owners in Philly that are tired of having take-out menus and ad circulars jammed into their door frames and mailboxes now have a way to stop the problem at the source! NLNA has purchased Circular-Free Stickers, and is offering them for a donation of $1. Stop by the Community Center (700 N. 3rd […]

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Treecycling – Sat, Jan 9 at Orianna Dog Park

  Planning a New Year’s Resolution of greener living? Treecycling 2016 is just around the corner… Saturday, January 9th at Orianna Dog Park’s 3rd Street entrance (across from Liberty Lands) from 10am to 4pm Volunteer at the neighborhood’s best smelling event by replying to trash@nlna.org $5 donations encouraged to help offset expenses. (Thank You!) x […]

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Please Share – Do not use your recycle bin for plastic bags.

Plastic bags can be recycled at most grocery stores. Please keep them out of your recycle bins. Be a good neighbor and share this info. Thanks!!

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Superfresh will contribute 1% of your grocery bill to NLNA — Just Sign Up!

Sign up below to show your support for the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association and Superfresh will donate 1% of your grocery bill to NLNA. All you need to do is register your SuperFresh Rewards card by filling out the form below with the information used when you applied for the card. Then use your card at any SuperFresh […]

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Verizon Yellow Pages Litter – Help rid the neighborhood of this bi-yearly trash dump…

  It’s that time of year when our streets get flooded with superfluous wads of paper. The city spends millions of dollars to remove the 2-3 phone books per person that are deposited on door steps all over the city.  The NLNA has been in contact with Verizon, and they want to help cut down […]

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Recycling in paper bags or cardboard boxes is not recognized by the Street Department…

  Hey Neighbors, The Streets Dept is cracking down on people who put their recycling out in cardboard boxes or paper bags, and are not picking them up. These bags and boxes are being left on the curb to fall apart.   PLEASE NOTE: Recycling may NOT be put out in cardboard boxes or in […]

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Management FAIL: Overstuffed Trash Bins at Liberties Walk

  VINNY VELLA, Daily News Staff Writer vellav@phillynews.com, 215-854-2513 Posted: Monday, July 7, 2014, 3:01 AM THE RESIDENTS and neighbors of one Northern Liberties apartment complex have spent two years seeking refuge from refuse. They say the trash bins in the parking lot of Liberties Walk at Schmidt’s – the little sister to the Piazza, […]

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Big Thanks to Waterfront Square Condominiums & Spa for their Project Clean Streets Fundraiser

Monday, July 14 from from 6:30 to 8:30pm Frankford Hall – 1210 Frankford Ave 19125 (half a block north of Girard Ave) Click HERE for map.   The NLNA’s street-sweeping program to get a helping hand from Waterfront Square Condominiums & Spa and Frankford Hall Join us in an effort to alleviate trash and litter problems […]

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FREE Document Shredding Event – Sat May 3

  10am – 2pm at Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing (Spring Garden St & Delaware Ave)  FREE PAPER SHREDDING   Do you want to shred: Documents, containing Social Security, credit card and bank account number? Credit card applications? Canceled or unused checks? Insurance and income tax records? Bank and credit card statements? Pension information? Do […]

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Kids’ Fall Clothing Swap, October 20th

  10am to 1pm at the Northern Liberty Community Center, 700 N. 3rd Street (N. 3rd & Fairmount) Come along and swap children’s clothes at this annual event! We are always looking for people to help with setting up and packing up (the before and after). You can message Sue White (suewhitbee@gmail.com) to volunteer. Here’s […]

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E-Waste Update: More than 3000 pounds collected!

    Update 10/22/13: This year’s Annual NLNA Clean and Green event collected more than 3000 pounds of electronic waste. We were also able to collect several donations which will help with Clean and Green initiatives in our neighborhood such as Project Clean Streets. Thanks to everyone that helped, participated, and contributed. Special thanks to […]

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Introducing: Project Clean Streets

With support of neighborhood businesses, the NLNA is excited to announce Project Clean Streets. The focus of the project is to help alleiviate our neighborhood litter and trash problems. This summer, we hired a small crew to sweep designated streets and problem areas once a week. With your support we’d like to grow this service […]

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Check out Rain Check! – Application Deadline June 1

  Rain Check is a Philadelphia Water Department program that provides residents with resources to manage stormwater and beautify their homes. Through the program, PWD helps people pay for landscape improvements such as rain gardens or downspout planters that keep rain water from entering the sewer system. The program is open to all people with […]

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Northern Liberties Clean-Up on Sat, April 13

  9am to 1pm – Meet up and lunch will be held at Liberty Lands Join your fellow neighbors, along with students and teachers from our own, award-winning Bodine High School on Saturday, April 13, as part of Philly’s Citywide Cleanup Day. You don’t have to pre-register, but it would be helpful if you did. So […]

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New Evening Hours at the NLNA – 6 to 9pm on Wednesday Nights!

  Drop in Wednesdays, 6-9pm The NLNA’s office – 700 N. 3rd St, on the corner of 3rd & Fairmount – is expanding its hours. If you have questions or concerns about the neighborhood, if you need a recycle bin, help with a problem, or information, give us a call at 215-627-NLNA (6562) – or […]

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TreeCycle Your Christmas Tree with the NLNA This Saturday – January 5 – Volunteers Needed

  Volunteers Needed to Fill 1 or 2 hour shifts this Saturday (Jan 5) from 10am to 4pm! (at Liberty Lands) Tasks include: • collecting donations • off-loading trees • hanging out We have help with the actual chipping. The forecast calls for sun! Please respond to Lara Kelly at trash@nlna.org if you can spare […]

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NLNA General Meeting And Free Performance at Liberty Lands September 27

Join us for the first general membership meeting of the fall, next Thursday at the NL Community Center, NW corner of 3rd & Fairmount. Get updates on: Property Tax Changes Finnigan’s Wake The New Zoning Code and Waterfront Planning Spring Garden Improvements Clean Energy Options And more! And if you’re around before the meeting, the […]

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E-Waste Recycling Returns Sep 29th – 10am-2pm

  Bring all your old electronics to the NLNA Community Center! Got a bunch of old TVs, printers, and electronics lying around and don’t know how to properly dispose of them? You won’t have to hold onto them much longer, because the NLNA’s popular electronics waste recycling is coming back next month! Join us on […]

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RECYCLING CONTAINERS NOW AVAILABLE

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