Due to extremely cold conditions, the City is implementing special measures to keep people who are homeless safe. If you see someone who needs shelter, call (215) 232-1984.
In effect: 3:00 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 14 until further notice

COVID-19 vaccine

The vaccine is now available for everyone 5 and older! Get your children vaccinated today. Find a City-run vaccine clinic or partner vaccine clinic to protect yourself and your loved ones. If you have questions about vaccination, call (215) 685-5488.

Zero Waste initiatives

Moving the City of Philadelphia toward a zero waste future.


The City of Philadelphia’s Zero Waste initiatives engage residents, businesses, institutions, and City departments in reducing and diverting waste away from the trash to meet the City’s long-term zero waste goal.

Zero Waste initiatives include the following:

  • Municipal Building Waste Audit
  • Zero Waste Partnership
  • Community Composting Network and other food waste diversion programs
  • Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Food Matters Regional Initiative
  • Support for Zero Waste policies, including the City’s plastic bag ban


1515 Arch St.
13th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Email sustainability@phila.gov

Recycling and Donation Resource Finder

Want to reduce your waste?

Look up where to donate or recycle items in Philadelphia.

Go to the Finder