Cleaner and Greener: Pitch In On Community Cleanup Day

By the University City District Join your friends and neighbors on Saturday, December 3rd for the late fall  community cleanup in University City. We will be organizing special projects, increasing our green efforts, and celebrating all of our hard work at a post-cleanup party.

We encourage everyone to step outside and clean up where you live, work, learn or play. This can be outside your home, office or school, in a nearby park, or an empty lot. Even the smallest effort can make the biggest difference. If you’re looking for ideas, we’ve got ’em. We’ll be organizing a few focused efforts throughout the neighborhood and, as always, we’re here to assist anyone interested in participating. This includes providing block captains, student and volunteer groups and neighbors with trash bags, brooms, work gloves, and trash pickup.

Michael Nutter is challenging Philadelphia to become the greenest city in America. Going green is nothing new in University City, where large-scale tree plantings, farmers markets, and community gardens have been part of the landscape for years, but we’re not about to stop there. Let’s continue to move even closer to becoming America’s greenest city!

To sign up for the University City Clean­up, please contact UCD at 215-243-0555 or