Keep Philadelphia clean, green, and working with the City's sanitation and recycling programs. Become a block captain Block captains organize cleaning and beautification efforts for their block. Commercial trash and recycling Trash and recycling services for Philadelphia businesses. Dumpsters How to get licenses for dumpsters in Philadelphia. Report a dead animal in a street Use this form to report a dead animal in a street. Report a pothole or other street damage Instructions for reporting potholes, street light outages, and other problems to 311, and tracking the progress of your service request. Report a sanitation code violation You can report sanitation code violations to the City. Violators may be fined. Report illegal dumping How to report illegal dumping whenever you see it. Residential trash and recycling Trash and recycling services for Philadelphia residents. Submit a service request with 311 Request service with 311, including trash pickup, potholes, and graffiti. Track a service request with 311 Track the status of a service request that you submitted to 311.