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West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection REAP awards 2018 recycling grants

Release from WVDEP:

Recipients across West Virginia receive share of $1.3 million in grant funding

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) Cabinet Secretary Austin Caperton announced today that 23 recipients will receive a share of $1.3 million in Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP) Recycling Assistance Grant funding.

Funding for the Recycling Assistance Grant Program is generated through the $1 assessment fee per ton of solid waste disposed at in-state landfills and is provided by WV Code 22-15A-19(h) (1).

 

The recipients are:

 

BARBOUR COUNTY

 

Barbour County Solid Waste Authority: $23,500

To assist with the purchase of recycling trailers, fuel, bailing wire, utilities and gaylord boxes for the county-wide program.

 

BOONE COUNTY

 

Boone County Solid Waste Authority: $67,038

To assist with the purchase of a recycling truck, utilities for recycling center, recycling bins, replace/repair loading dock, fuel and insurance for recycling truck and brochures for the county-wide program.

 

BRAXTON COUNTY

 

Braxton County Solid Waste Authority: $28,000

To assist with personnel/labor and collection bins for the county-wide program.

 

Town of Sutton: $27, 433

To assist with the purchase of a pick-up truck for the town’s recycling program.

CABELL COUNTY

 

Huntington-WV Area Habitat for Humanity: $18,900

To assist with the purchase of a forklift for the recycling operation.

 

CALHOUN COUNTY

 

Cabot Recycling Station: $149,412

To assist with wages, utilities, the purchase of a new roof and conveyor for the county-wide program.

 

GREENBRIER COUNTY

 

Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity: $38,184

To assist with the purchase a van, vehicle expenses and utilities for the recycling operation.

 

HANCOCK COUNTY

 

Hancock County Solid Waste Authority: $51,224

To assist with labor, installing retaining wall for ramp, and sprinkler system, processing fee for comingled materials and transportation of recyclables for the county-wide program.

 

Infinite Electronics Recycling: $37,500

To assist with the purchase of a box truck and two forklifts for the recycling operation.

 

JEFFERSON COUNTY

 

Corporation of Shepherdstown: $56,454.89

To assist with the purchase of a skid loader with pallet fork and glass recycling bins for the city-wide program.

 

KANAWHA COUNTY

 

KnightHorst Shredding: $56,000

To assist with the purchase of a cargo van and skid steer for the recycling operation.

 

City of South Charleston: $144,000

To assist with the purchase of a recycling collection packer truck and plastic recycling totes for the city-wide program.

 

LEWIS COUNTY

 

Mountain State Waste: $75,000

To assist with the purchase of a forklift and front load recycling containers for the recycling operation.

 

MARION COUNTY

 

Marion County Solid Waste Authority: $122,867

To assist with the purchase of a recycling hook-lift truck and a pick-up truck for the county-wide program.

 

MERCER COUNTY                                                                                     

 

Empire Salvage and Recycling: $59,400

To assist with the purchase of a skid-steer loader for the recycling operation.

 

MONONGALIA COUNTY

 

North Elementary School: $3,455.80

To assist with the purchase of recycling bins for the school’s recycling program.

 

PLEASANTS COUNTY

 

Pleasants County Solid Waste Authority: $40,500

To assist with employee wages, operating supplies, maintenance costs, fuel, utilities and education for the county-wide program.

 

POCAHONTAS COUNTY

 

Pocahontas County Solid Waste Authority: $49,650

To assist with the purchase of a baler with conveyor, rotating pallet fork for skid steer, gaylord rotator, steel storage containers, labor and transportation costs and recycling advertisements for the ongoing county-wide program.

 

PRESTON COUNTY

 

City of Kingwood: $74,639

To assist with purchase of a new roof for the recycling building, tires for recycling truck and skid steer loader, tie wires, recycling containers and bins and advertising for the city-wide program.

 

TUCKER COUNTY

 

Sunrise Sanitation Services: $68,600

To assist with the purchase of a used shred truck, totes and bailing wire for the recycling operation.

 

UPSHUR COUNTY

 

Upshur County Solid Waste Authority: $3,940

To assist with the purchase of reusable grocery bag totes, telephone costs and paper shred event for Upshur County.

 

WETZEL COUNTY

 

Wetzel County Solid Waste Authority: $37,880

To assist with labor wages, the purchase of a truck, fuel and signage for recycling trucks, and recycling carts for the ongoing county-wide program.

 

WOOD COUNTY

 

Latrobe Street Mission: $26,234

To assist with personnel, ramp to baler, loading ramp, vehicle maintenance and tires, bailing wire and office supplies for the recycling operation.

 

For more WVDEP news and information, go to www.dep.wv.gov. Also, be sure to connect with the agency on all social media platforms. Follow @DEPWV on Twitter and find us on YouTube by searching “Environment Matters.” For specific information about our REAP (Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan), West Virginia Project WET (Water Education for Teachers), West Virginia Watershed Improvement Branch, Youth Environmental Program, and Human Resources initiatives, connect on Facebook.

 

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