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Cleaning by the Numbers – 2020 in Review

January 12, 2021
In 2020, the SCSSD Cleaning Team experienced a three-month shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Since restarting operations in June, the Cleaning Team has followed enhanced health and safety…
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A Heroic Moment

December 9, 2020
Tom Blair woke up one day not knowing he would later become a hero for a little girl. It was the day before Thanksgiving, Wednesday, November 25, 2020, and the SCSSD Cleaning Team was just about to…
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Children’s Halloween Drive-Thru

October 1, 2020
SCSSD is holding a Halloween Drive-Thru Event inside FDR Park, in front of the American Swedish Historical Museum, on Saturday, October 24, 2020, from 1:00PM – 3:00PM. SCSSD residents will receive…
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2020 Document Shredding Event

September 15, 2020
The SCSSD Document Shredding Event has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 19, 2020. The shredding truck will visit one location only, 10th & Bigler Streets, from 9:00AM to 12:00PM. This event…
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Cleaning by the Numbers – 2019 in Review

January 6, 2020
In 2019, the SCSSD Cleaning Team worked over 12,520 hours, collecting 348,150 pounds of litter, leaves, and debris. That’s equivalent to over 174 tons! Throughout the year, the crew removed curbside…
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Refinery Advisory Group

September 19, 2019
On June 21, 2019, a large explosion and fire occurred at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) refinery site, resulting in a shutdown of operations and the company declaring bankruptcy. The City of…
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All Wars Memorial

November 11, 2015
In 2015, SCSSD proudly funded the installation of the “All Wars Memorial” and surrounding landscape at 15th Street & Moyamensing Avenue to serve as a tribute to the great men and women who served…
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