FEBRUARY 2011
                                        

West Virginia 2011 REAP Recycling Grants awarded

West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection awarded grants worth over $1.55 million to 36 recipients through the REAP (Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan) Recycling Assistance Grants program.

Grants were awarded to state solid waste authorities, county commissions, municipalities, private industries and nonprofit organizations.

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

Following are some of the grant recipients:

  • AW Recycling – $30,000 – To purchase a used recycling truck for the ongoing recycling operation.
  • Berkeley County Solid Waste Authority – $98,000 – To purchase a fork lift, road trailers and safety dock plates for e-cycling and recycling center upgrades for the ongoing countywide program.
  • Village of Beech Bottom – $9,800 – To purchase a receptacle trailer for the recycling program.
  • Adams Trucking and Supply $75,000 – To purchase a glass recycling system for a new recycling operation.
  • Eaves Recycling – $50,000 – To assist with the purchase of a granulator for the recycling operation.
  • Goodwill Industries of KYOWVA – $67,899 – To purchase a rollback truck and commercial recycling containers for the current collection program.
  • Town of Fayetteville – $66,500 – To purchase a new truck, down stroke baler and provide support for the ongoing program.
  • Clarksburg Scrap Metals – $18,050 – To purchase a shear and wire stripper and provide support for the current recycling operation.
  • Jackson County Solid Waste Authority – $135,000 – To purchase a recycling trailer and conveyor, to assist with personnel and provide support for the ongoing countywide program.
  • City of Charleston – $102,770 – To purchase a recycling vehicle and provide support for the current citywide program.
  • Recycling Coalition of WV – $42,500 – To assist with America Recycles Day.
  • Lincoln County Solid Waste Authority – $25,500 – To assist with personnel and provide support for the ongoing countywide program.
  • City of Bluefield – $11,938 – To assist with personnel and provide support for the ongoing citywide program.
  • Harold’s Refuse Removal – $33,055 – To purchase a lift trailer, dumping bin and roll-off boxes and to provide support for the current recycling operation.