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PWD projects received state funding for high water events, food rescue wins & more.
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PWD projects received state funding for high water events, food rescue wins & more.

Read what happened this week in sustainability.

Three large Philadelphia Water Department infrastructure projects just received $25 million from the state to manage high water events like the floods from this week. The funds are from ARPA, the COVID response bill President Biden signed nearly three years ago. (Billy Penn)

Turning unsellable baked goods into new recipes like cookie pie crust and brownie bit toppings are one way to reduce food waste. Learn how nine local food businesses are reducing food waste and tackling food insecurity through SBN’s Food Saver Challenge.

Green Building United announced its new Board Members for 2024.

Looking for a new opportunity? The Philadelphia City Fund and the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Sustainability are seeking a consultant to develop an assessment of Philadelphia’s capacity to scale up clean energy workforce development, specifically related to building decarbonization.

Cover photo: GSI project holding water after excessive rains Tuesday evening on American Street

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Julie Hancher is Editor-in-Chief of Green Philly, sharing her expertise of all things sustainable in the city of brotherly love. She enjoys long walks in the park with local beer and greening her travels, cooking & cat, Sir Floofus Drake. View all posts by Julie Hancher
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