DEP awards grants worth $1.4 million for recycling assistance

11/16/2012
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, today, awarded grants worth $1.452 million to 32 recipients through the agency’s REAP Recycling Assistance Grants program.

DEP Cabinet Secretary Randy Huffman presented the 2013 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 Grants Program is generated through the $1 assessment fee per ton of solid waste disposed at in-state landfills and is provided by WV Code 22-15A-19(h) (1). REAP is the DEP’s Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan program.

Following are the grant recipients:

BERKELEY COUNTY
Berkeley County Solid Waste Authority -- $125,750
To assist with site improvements and storage containers for the ongoing county-wide program.

BRAXTON COUNTY
Braxton County Solid Waste Authority -- $128,521
To assist with personnel and to purchase a box truck, a forklift, and assist with the ongoing county-wide program.

CABELL COUNTY
Cabell County Solid Waste Authority -- $47,600
To assist with personnel, and expand current mixed media recycling and educational media campaign for the county-wide program.

Goodwill Industries of KYOWVA Area -- $33,092
To purchase recycling containers, fuel for recycling trucks, shrink wrap and baling wire for the ongoing program.

FAYETTE COUNTY
Fayetteville, Town of -- $40,000
To assist with personnel and fencing for the recycling area for the ongoing town program.

GREENBRIER COUNTY
Alderson, Town of -- $45,535
To assist with personnel and to purchase a flatbed truck and indoor office recycling containers for the town’s recycling program.

Greenbrier County Solid Waste Authority -- $45,000
To purchase a baler for the ongoing county-wide program.

HARRISON COUNTY
Harrison County Recycling Center -- $75,000
To purchase a horizontal baler for the ongoing program.

Harrison County Solid Waste Authority -- $16,244
To purchase recycling containers for classrooms and hallways for the ongoing county-wide program.

Nutter Fort, Town of -- $10,600
To purchase a sideload triple recycling system, household recycling bins and to assist with the ongoing town program.

JACKSON COUNTY
Jackson County Solid Waste Authority -- $90,980
To purchase an electric forklift, a van truck and a heavy duty pick-up truck for the ongoing county-wide program.

KANAWHA COUNTY
Charleston, City of -- $60,060
To purchase a dump truck with lift gate for the ongoing city-wide program.

Recycling Coalition of WV -- $48,000
To assist with WV Recycles Day educational inserts and promotional ads for the statewide recycling advertising campaign.

LEWIS COUNTY
Lewis/Gilmer Solid Waste Authority -- $28,593
To purchase a roll-off container and educational materials for the ongoing county-wide program.

LINCOLN COUNTY
Lincoln County Solid Waste Authority -- $14,010
To purchase school recycling bins and to assist with personnel for the ongoing county-wide program.

LOGAN COUNTY
Vance Recycling -- $26,875
To purchase a forklift for the ongoing program.

MERCER COUNTY
Bluefield, City of -- $20,542
To assist with personnel and operational expenses for the ongoing city-wide program.

Mercer County Solid Waste Authority -- $59,167
To purchase a skid steer loader, a baler and to assist with personnel for the ongoing county-wide program.

MONONGALIA COUNTY
PC Renewal -- $25,000
To purchase a forklift for the ongoing electronics recycling operation.

Westwood Middle School -- $14,041.50
To purchase hook-lift recycling bins and recycling bags for the school’s recycling program.

NICHOLAS COUNTY
New River Trading -- $48,049.90
To purchase a fork truck and storage building for the ongoing program.

PRESTON COUNTY
Preston Tire and Recycling -- $25,698
To assist with the purchase of a canopy cover for the ongoing recycling operation.

Terra Alta, Town of -- $15,000
To assist with personnel for ongoing town program.

RALEIGH COUNTY
Raleigh County Solid Waste Authority -- $150,000
To purchase a horizontal baler for the ongoing county-wide program.

RITCHIE COUNTY
Ritchie County Solid Waste Authority -- $20,000
To purchase forklift roll guard cage replacement, a cantilever gate for chain link fence, two utility trailers, and assist with the ongoing county-wide program.

ROANE COUNTY
Roane County Solid Waste Authority -- $75,700
To purchase a recycling box truck, a vertical baler, a forklift and assist with personnel and insurance for the truck for the ongoing county-wide program.

WAYNE COUNTY
Wayne County Commission -- $47,300
To assist with roof replacement and to purchase portable loading dock for the ongoing program.

Wayne County Solid Waste Authority -- $26,964.36
To assist with personnel and fuel for the recycling trucks for the ongoing county-wide program.

WETZEL COUNTY
Zanesville Welfare Organization/Goodwill -- $15,000
To purchase an electric forklift for the ongoing program.

WOOD COUNTY
Parkersburg, City of -- $31,907
To purchase recycling bins, cardboard containers and assist with personnel for the ongoing city-wide program.

WVU at Parkersburg -- $15,450
To purchase a three-bin recycling trailer and to assist with the ongoing program.

WYOMING COUNTY
Wyoming County Commission -- $17,315
To purchase a high density vertical baler for the ongoing program.

Contact:

Tom Aluise
304-926-0499
Thomas.J.Aluise@wv.gov
 

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