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Apply for Recycling Performance Grants by October 2

Tuesday August 1st, 2017
Townships have until October 2 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 2016.
Grants are awarded to municipalities based on the weight of source-separated recyclable materials they have collected, as well as their population.
Eligible materials include clear and colored glass, steel and bimetallic cans, high-grade office paper, newsprint, corrugated cardboard, other marketable grades of paper, and plastics. 
Please note: DEP will no longer mail the grant application to townships. To download a copy, click here.
Applications must be postmarked by October 2 and mailed to the Bureau of Waste Management, P.O. Box 8472, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8472 or delivered by 4 p.m. on that date. 
For more information, call Mark Vottero of the Bureau of Waste Management at (717) 787-7382 or email