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Apply for Recycling Performance Grants by September 28

Wednesday August 1st, 2018
Townships have until September 28 to apply for recycling performance grants from the state Department of Environ­mental Protection under Section 904 of the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling, and Waste Reduction Act. Reimbursement is available for eligible materials recycled and marketed in 2017.
 
Grants are awarded to municipalities based on their population and the weight of source-separated recyclable materials they have collected.
 
Eligible recyclables include clear and colored glass; steel, aluminum, and bimetallic cans; high-grade office and other marketable grades of paper; newsprint; corrugated cardboard; and plastics. 
 
Download a copy of the grant application. Applications must be postmarked by September 28 and mailed to the Bureau of Waste Management, P.O. Box 8472, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8472 or delivered to the 14th floor of the Rachel Carson State Office Building at 400 Market St., Harrisburg, by 4 p.m. on that date. 
 
For more information, email Mark Vottero of the Bureau of Waste Management or call him at (717) 787-7382.