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Division of Waste Management announces recipients of grants for landscaping, trail projects

he Energy and Environment Cabinet (EEC) announced that $210,123 in grant funding has been awarded for landscaping and walking trail projects that utilize recycled waste tires. The grants are from the Waste Tire Trust Fund, established by the 1998 Kentucky General Assembly to receive a $1 fee from each retail sale of a new tire in the state. The fund helps manage the approximately 5 million scrap tires...

Kentucky Division of Waste Management announces more than $4.5 million in recycling grants

The Energy and Environment Cabinet’s Division of Waste Management announced Friday 45 recycling grants, 27 household hazardous waste grants and one grant for a compost pilot project. The purpose of these grants is to expand recycling, reduce the amount of solid waste going into landfills and improve the environmental management of household hazardous waste, which includes electronic scrap and...