2012 REAP Recycling Grants awarded

11/17/2011
Cabinet Secretary Randy Huffman awarded grants worth $1.55 million to 39 recipients through the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s REAP Recycling Assistance Grants program.

The Cabinet Secretary presented the 2012 grants during a ceremony at the DEP’s Charleston headquarters. Grants were awarded to state solid waste authorities, county commissions, municipalities, private industries and nonprofit organizations.

Funding for the Recycling Assistance Grant Program is generated through the $1 assessment fee per ton of solid waste disposed at in-state landfills.

Following are the grant recipients:

BARBOUR COUNTY

Alderson-Broaddus College $2,000
To purchase recycling containers for the campus-wide program.

Barbour County Solid Waste Authority $71,000
To purchase a baler/conveyor system and assist with personnel and
equipment repairs for the ongoing county-wide program.
 
BOONE COUNTY

Boone County Commission $73,080
To assist with personnel, educational conference attendance, utilities,
supplies and advertising, and to purchase a recycling facility abutment wall,
a baler, mini-cyclers, and recycling bags for the ongoing county-wide program.

D&D Recycling $13,515
To purchase dumping hoppers, and shears for the current recycling
operation.

BROOKE COUNTY

Brooke County Commission $14,000
To assist with building repairs (heat and insulation) and advertising
for bids for the county-wide program.

Brooke County Solid Waste Authority $87,767
To assist with personnel, transportation costs, utilities, supplies,
maintenance for equipment, and to purchase a self-compacting unit for the
ongoing county-wide program.

CABELL COUNTY

Marshall University Sustainability Department $42,811
To assist with personnel and purchase a recycling truck and bins
for the current program.

CALHOUN COUNTY

Calhoun County Solid Waste Authority $41,552.92
To assist with personnel and equipment maintenance, and to purchase
a box truck for the ongoing county-wide program.

FAYETTE COUNTY

Historic Fayetteville Convention & Visitors Bureau $21,950
To purchase a recycling trailer, bins, and steel wire containers for the
current community program.

HANCOCK COUNTY

Hancock County Solid Waste Authority $24,080
To assist with personnel and purchase composter and recycling bins
for the ongoing county-wide program.

KANAWHA COUNTY

Habitat for Humanity of Kanawha & Putnam Counties $50,344.50
To purchase a recycling truck and fuel for the ongoing operation.

Kanawha County Solid Waste Authority $126,891
To purchase truck scales with site modification and installation,
a forklift, a skid steer and assist with fuel for a recycling vehicle for the
ongoing county-wide program.

City of South Charleston $75,000
To purchase a recycling truck for the current city-wide program.

West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission $13,521
To purchase rollout carts and recycling bins to assist in establishing
the recycling program.

West Virginia State University $5,500
To assist with educational conference attendance and supplies for
the current campus-wide program.

LEWIS COUNTY

Jerry’s Salvage $37,500
To partially fund the purchase of an excavator with magnet/grapple
attachment for the ongoing recycling operation.

MARION COUNTY

Marion County Commission $102,539
To purchase a new cab and chassis truck with hook-lift system and
recycling containers for the restructuring of the current county-wide program.

North Central West Virginia Recycling Cooperative, Inc. $25,000
To assist with personnel costs for the ongoing recycling operation.

MASON COUNTY

Mason County Solid Waste Authority $109,099
To assist with personnel and to purchase fuel, a forklift and recycling
trailers for the ongoing county-wide program.

MERCER COUNTY

Pipestem Resort State Park $20,000
To purchase recycling receptacles to expand the current program.

MONONGALIA COUNTY

City of Westover $66,836
To purchase a recycling truck and to assist with personnel for the
ongoing city-wide program.

MONROE COUNTY

Monroe County Solid Waste Authority $32,000
To assist with personnel, transportation costs of recyclables, educational
conference attendance, advertising, fuel and to purchase a baler for the
county-wide program.


PLEASANTS COUNTY

Pleasants County Solid Waste Authority $42,100
To assist with personnel, insurance, utilities, recycling vehicle expense,
operational supplies and advertising for the ongoing county-wide program.

St. Mary’s Correctional Center $6,600
To assist with educational conference attendance and to purchase
recycling containers and advertising for the current operation.

POCAHONTAS COUNTY

Pocahontas County Solid Waste Authority $40,542
To assist with recycling contract/transportation expenses and to purchase
trailers and educational pamphlets for the ongoing county-wide program.

PRESTON COUNTY

City of Kingwood $59,199
To purchase a baler and grapple bucket for the city-wide program.

PUTNAM COUNTY

Putnam County Solid Waste Authority $13,000
To assist with recycling roll-off pulls and mobile home recycling
for the current county-wide program.

RALEIGH COUNTY

Beckley Garbage Disposal, Inc. $36,275
To purchase cardboard recycling dumpsters for the ongoing operation.

RANDOLPH COUNTY

Davis & Elkins College, Center for Sustainability Studies $33,045
To assist with personnel and purchase a recycling utility vehicle,
recycling trailer and bins for the campus-wide program.

Randolph County Solid Waste Authority $6,300
To assist with personnel and purchase advertising and supplies
for the recycling education program.

Tygarts Valley Sanitation, Inc. $37,366
To purchase cardboard dumpsters and recycling trailers for the
current operation.


SUMMERS COUNTY

Summers County Commission $34,584
To purchase bin trailers, recycling containers and assist with fuel,
equipment maintenance and supplies for the county-wide program.

TAYLOR COUNTY

Refuse Control Systems $48,433
To purchase a recycling truck and assist with fuel and truck insurance
for the current operation.

TUCKER COUNTY

Sunrise Sanitation Services, Inc. $34,783
To purchase recycling containers for the current operation.

UPSHUR COUNTY

City of Buckhannon $50,987
To purchase a recycling truck and 12-yard open top containers for the
city-wide program.

Upshur County Solid Waste Authority $8,778
To purchase recycling bins and to assist with supplies, utilities,
and educational conference attendance for the ongoing county-wide program.

West Virginia Wesleyan College $6,720
To purchase recycling bins and bags and to assist with educational
conference attendance for the current campus-wide program.

WETZEL COUNTY

Wetzel County Solid Waste Authority $25,500
To assist with personnel, vehicle fuel and maintenance for the
ongoing county-wide program.

WOOD COUNTY

Wood County Solid Waste Authority $9,800
To purchase a trailer for a new school recycling program.

Contact:

Kathy Cosco
304-926-0499, ext. 1331
Kathy.Cosco@wv.gov
 

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