Sunday, December 11, 2016

DEP Offers Free Help To Make Local Recycling Programs Self-Sustaining

The Department of Environmental Protection is urging local governments with recycling programs to take advantage of free help through its Recycling Technical Assistance Program to make their programs self-sustaining.
The Program offers advice on how to upgrade recycling programs to maximize material recovery and ensure a program’s sustainability.
Technical Assistance, up to a value of $7,5000, is available at no charge to local governments selected to participate.
The Program offers help with curbside and drop-off recycling, leaf collection, material recovery facilities, composting, commercial recycling, and pay-as-you-throw systems.
For more information, visit DEP’s Recycling Technical Assistance Program webpage.  Questions should be directed to 717-787-7382 or by email to:
Get more information is available on recycling benefits, grants and where you can recycle by visiting DEP’s Recycling In Pennsylvania webpage.
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Penn Waste Makes Commitment To Promote Recycling, Recycling Education
(Reprinted from the December PA Township News.)

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