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Plastic-Free Philly Artwork Wants People to Give Up on Single-Use Plastic Bottles This Summer

Emma Lee
Benjamin Peterson (left) and Mike Sullivan throw clay in the lobby of 3 Logan Square in Center City. Over the course of seven weeks, they will create 156 handmade clay bottles as their contribution to the Plastic-free Philly campaign.

The Philadelphia Water Department wants you to take the pledge this summer and abstain from using single-use plastic water bottles. WHYY’s Peter Crimmins reports on a campaign of downtown art installations that encourage people to drink tap water out of reusable bottles.

(Original air-date: 6/12/22)