Environmental Stewardship

PhilaPort is a prudent steward of the environment. We are proud to have created environmental habitats that will be preserved for future generations. As environmental issues become more and more important, we are taking steps to incorporate green strategies into our business processes.

Dray Truck Replacement Program

Funding opportunities are available throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gases.

Dray truck owners serving the Ports in Pennsylvania and Delaware can apply for up to $30,000 towards the purchase of a newer vehicle with model year 2012 or newer engine. For program details and to download a program application, click button below.

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Broadkill Beach

At the mouth of the Delaware River in Sussex County, DE, Broadkill Beach has benefited from reclaimed materials from the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project.

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Jack’s Marina

Just outside Philadelphia at the confluence of Neshaminy Creek and the Delaware River, this land was being built as a commercial development. Through PhilaPort’s efforts, it was improved from its natural state to include wetlands.

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Marshall Island

In the northern reaches of Bucks County in the Delaware River, Marshall Island is a 141 acre parcel of land. This pristine area will be preserved as a habitat for indigenous species and migratory birds.

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Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market
Recylcing Program

The 18,000 square foot recycling and waste processing facility allows environmentally friendly cardboard, pallet, and plastic recycling, as well as sanitary and efficient discharge of organic waste.

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