Gov. Manchin presents REAP Recycling Grants to 42 recipients

12/14/2009

Gov. Joe Manchin III today awarded grants worth over $1.5 million to 42 recipients through the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s REAP Recycling Assistance Grants program.

 

The governor presented the 2010 grants during a ceremony this afternoon at the DEP’s Charleston headquarters. Grants were awarded to state solid waste authorities, county commissions, municipalities, instrumentalities, private industries and non-profit organizations.

   

Funding for the recycling assistance program is generated through the $1 assessment fee per ton of solid waste disposed of at in-state landfills and is provided by WV Code 22-15A-19(h) (1).

 

Following are the grant recipients:

 

 

BROOKE COUNTY

 

Brooke County Commission                                                                                    $15,874.00

 To purchase new garage doors and lights for the recycling facility.

Brooke County Solid Waste Authority                                                                   $81,893.39 

 To assist with personnel, purchase a truck with hoist system and provide

 support for the ongoing program.                                                                                                                                                      

CABELL COUNTY

 

KHM Enterprises                                                                                                      $28,875.00

 To assist with personnel and purchase a fork lift and recycling containers

  for the current recycling program.

 

CALHOUN COUNTY

 

Calhoun County Solid Waste Authority                                                                 $31,788    

   To assist with personnel and provide support for the ongoing program. 

 

GREENBRIER COUNTY

 

Greenbrier County Solid Waste Authority                                                 $45,935.00

  To purchase a can sorter/densifier and roll off recycling container to

  assist in the current recycling operation.

                                                           

HANCOCK COUNTY

 

Hancock County Solid Waste Authority                                                                 $63,530.00

  To purchase roll off containers, vertical balers, fork lift, platform

  scales and provide support for the ongoing program.

HARRISON COUNTY

 

Clarksburg Mission                                                                                                  $27,700.00

 To purchase a vertical baler and box truck for the ongoing program.                                                                                  

JEFFERSON COUNTY

 

Apple Valley Waste                                                                                                   $30,000.00

    To purchase a packer truck for recyclables.

Corporation of Shepherdstown                                                                               $34,870.00

    To purchase a dump truck for yard composting and recyclables and

to provide support to the ongoing program.

KANAWHA COUNTY

 

Town of Chesapeake                                                                                                 $7,675.00
        To purchase recycling bags, stands and educational material for

            the ongoing program.

Habitat for Humanity of Kanawha/Putnam Counties                                           $36,690.00    

  To purchase a truck for hauling reusable material.

Kanawha County Solid Waste Authority                                                               $65,280.00

   To purchase a fork lift, can densifier and fuel for the countywide

    program.

Knight-Horst Shredding                                                                                           $37,500.00

   To purchase a shredding truck for paper recycling.

                                                                                                                       

LOGAN COUNTY

 

Evans Recycling                                                                                                        $31,700.00

  To purchase a skid loader for the current operation.

 

LEWIS COUNTY

 

Stonewall Resort                                                                                                       $15,000.00
     
To purchase compartmentalized recycling bins to assist in the

ongoing program.                                                                  

 

MARION COUNTY

 

Fairmont State University                                                                                        $9,838.00

 To purchase recycling bins and provide support for the campus wide

  program.

North Central WV Recycling Cooperative                                                             $25,000.00

  To assist with personnel for the ongoing program.

Union Mission of Fairmont                                                                                      $21,916.00

  To purchase a fork lift truck for the current operation.

                                                                                                                                               

MASON COUNTY

 

Mason County Solid Waste Authority                                                                   $44,090.00

  To purchase recycling trailers and provide support for the

  countywide  program.

MCDOWELL COUNTY

           

BeBe Enterprises                                                                                                       $71,354.00

  To purchase a skid loader and truck for the recycling operation.

  

MERCER COUNTY

 

Mercer County Solid Waste Authority                                                                   $62,160.00     

  To purchase a baler, a paper shredder and to expand the recycling

                                                                       

MONONGALIA COUNTY

 

Monongalia County Solid Waste Authority                                                           $70,000.00

   To purchase compartmentalized hook lift containers for the county

    wide program.

 

Town of Star City                                                                                                     $34,950.00     

   To purchase a recycling truck and non-residential recycling containers

   for the citywide program.

City of Westover                                                                                                       $7,049.00
       
To assist with personnel and provide support for the ongoing program.

West Virginia University Research Corporation                                                   $39,654.00     

 To purchase compartmental recycling trailers and recycling bins

  for the Mountaineers Recycle Program.                                                                                                       

MONROE COUNTY

Monroe County Solid Waste Authority                                                                  $25,975.00

 To assist with personnel and provide support for the countywide program.

OHIO COUNTY

City of Wheeling                                                                                                       $45,000.00

 To purchase a truck for the citywide recycling program.

PLEASANTS COUNTY

Pleasants County Solid Waste Authority                                                                $72,825.56

To assist with personnel and to purchase a box truck and

provide support to the ongoing program.

City of St. Marys                                                                                                       $25,580.00

To assist with personnel and vehicle insurance for the ongoing

 program.

  

POCAHONTAS COUNTY

 

Pocahontas County Solid Waste Authority                                                            $59,250.00     

  To purchase a baler and provide support to the countywide program.                                                                                 

PRESTON COUNTY

           

City of Kingwood                                                                                                      $11,175.92

  To purchase compartmentalized recycling bins and construction

  of bays for the current program.

Preston Tire and Recycling                                                                                      $75,000.00

  To purchase a shear shredder, various equipment shredding parts

            and welders for the current operation.

RALEIGH COUNTY

Beckley Garbage                                                                                                       $30,000.00
     
To assist in the purchase of a packer truck for cardboard recycling.

Raleigh County Solid Waste Authority                                                                   $55,000.00

 To assist in the purchase of a tub grinder for the ongoing program.

ROANE COUNTY

Roane County Solid Waste Authority                                                                     $35,016.00     

To assist with personnel and provide support to the ongoing program.

Russell Moore Recycling                                                                                          $25,000.00
     
To assist in the purchase of a pole building for the existing operation.

 

TAYLOR COUNTY

RRHAMCO, Inc.                                                                                                      $25,000.00

 To assist with the purchase of a new scale system for the existing

 facility.

 

TUCKER COUNTY

 

Sunrise Sanitation                                                                                                     $29,990.00
     
To purchase recycling bin units for the current operation.

 

 WEBSTER COUNTY

Smalley Sanitation                                                                                                     $30,022.04
     
To purchase a lift gate and material loader for the recycling operation.

WETZEL COUNTY

Wetzel County Solid Waste Authority                                                                    $34,025.00     

 To purchase a new recycling truck for the countywide program.

WIRT COUNTY

Afterlife Electronics                                                                                                  $15,500

To purchase van trailers and provide support to the current

            operation.                                                                                                                                                                   

WOOD COUNTY

 

Wood County Habitat for Humanity                                                                      $15,319.00

 To purchase a fork lift and pallet jack to assist with the overall

 program.

Contact:

Kathy Cosco
304-926-0499
Kathy.Cosco@wv.gov
 

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