- The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is awarding $1.4 million in state grants to promote recycling programs.
- The money is awarded through the Recycling Enhancement Act, which has increased the number of grants the DEP is able to distribute throughout the state.
- The program is funded by an additional $3 per ton surcharge on trash disposed at solid waste facilities.
From the article:
In a time of tight money, Woodbridge has been named as the recipient of a $122,271 state grant to go towards its recycling efforts.
The NJ Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is spreading around more than $1.4 million in state grants throughout Middlesex County to help implement and enhance local recycling programs, DEP Commissioner Bob Martin announced in a statement. ...