Division of Waste Management announces $4,000 grants available from the Waste Tire Trust Fund

Kentucky counties urged to apply for funds

Kentucky counties can now apply for $4,000 in waste tire recycling and disposal grants from money that is available through the Energy and Environment Cabinet’s Division of Waste Management (DWM) Waste Tire Trust Fund.

Eligible expenses under this grant are the actual costs that the county incurs during the grant period for recycling or disposal of waste tires. Other expenses, such as labor and equipment costs, are not eligible. “We encourage all counties to take advantage of this grant opportunity,” said Gary Logsdon, manager of DWM’s Recycling and Local Assistance Branch. “This is a simple and efficient way for the division to assist counties in managing their waste tires.” Continue reading “Division of Waste Management announces $4,000 grants available from the Waste Tire Trust Fund”

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Division of Waste Management requests grant applications for three programs

Kentucky counties urged to apply for funds

Division of Waste Management (DWM) is calling for grant applications for three waste-management programs: waste tire recycling and disposal; the cleanup of illegal dumps; and the cleanup of litter along public roads.

“These grant programs provide much-needed funding to local governments,” said EEC Secretary Len Peters. “The illegal open dump program has been very successful, cleaning up 1,583 illegal dump sites since its inception in 2006.

“The Litter Abatement Grant program is a very simple and efficient way to help the scenic cities and counties of the Commonwealth ensure that their roads remain litter-free,” added Peters. “In fact, since 2003, the state and local governments have cleaned up 2.2 million miles of roadways.” Continue reading “Division of Waste Management requests grant applications for three programs”

Division of Waste Management announces $3,000 grants available for waste tire program

Kentucky counties urged to apply for funds

Kentucky counties can now apply for $3,000 in waste tire recycling and removal grants from money that is available through the Energy and Environment Cabinet’s Division of Waste Management (DWM) Waste Tire Trust Fund.

“Eligible expenses under this grant are the actual costs that the county incurs during the grant period for recycling or disposal of waste tires,” said Gary Logsdon, manager of DWM’s Recycling and Local Assistance Branch.  “Other expenses, such as labor and equipment costs, are not eligible.”  Continue reading “Division of Waste Management announces $3,000 grants available for waste tire program”