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Recycling Performance Grants Deadline Approaching

Monday August 12th, 2019
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 materials recycled and marketed in 2018.
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, 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 here. 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, call Mark Vottero of the Bureau of Waste Management at (717) 787-7382 or email