3 local WV counties receive recycling grants

The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection announced on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 that 23 locations in 20 counties will split $1.3 million in grant funding.  The money is to assist in recycling efforts and comes from the Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP).

The money comes from the $1 per ton assessment fee for solid waste disposed at in-state landfills.  Among the recipients were locations in Greenbrier, Mercer and Pocahontas Counties.


Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity: $38,184

To assist with the purchase a van, vehicle expenses and utilities for the recycling operation.

MERCER COUNTY                                                                                      

Empire Salvage and Recycling: $59,400

To assist with the purchase of a skid-steer loader for the recycling operation.


Pocahontas County Solid Waste Authority: $49,650             

To assist with the purchase of a baler with conveyor, rotating pallet fork for skid steer, gaylord rotator, steel storage containers, labor and transportation costs and recycling advertisements for the ongoing county-wide program.




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