Friday, June 30, 2023

DEP Announces Award Of $16.3 Million In Local Act 101 Recycling Grants To 80 Municipalities

On July 1, the Department of Environmental Protection announced the award of $16.3 million in Act 101 Section 902 local Recycling Grants to 80 municipalities across Pennsylvania. 
(formal notice)
Section 902 grants are used to develop and implement recycling programs. Municipalities and counties are eligible for up to 90% funding of approved recycling program costs.  
Grants were awarded to municipalities in Adams, Beaver, Berks, Blair, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Centre, Chester, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Franklin, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Susquehanna, Westmoreland and Wyoming counties. 

Click Here for a list of grants awarded.

For more information on this program, visit DEP’s Recycling Financial Assistance webpage.  Questions should be directed to Mark Vottero, DEP Recycling Grants Coordinator, or 717-787-7382

Grants Available

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[Posted: June 30, 2023]  PA Environment Digest

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