DOE awards recycling grant

Senators Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall announced that the Department of Energy has awarded $2.79 million to New Mexico Recycling Coalition in Santa Fe as part of a national effort to support energy efficiency and renewable energy programs that reduce energy use by American homes, vehicles and businesses.

The grant, which was awarded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, will support the New Mexico Recycling Coalition’s efforts to promote recycling across the state.