Mississippi Agency Announces Recycling Grants


JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has $1 million in grants available for local governments to create, improve or expand cooperative recycling programs.

MDEQ says grants of up to $400,000 will be available to fund regional recycling projects by municipalities, counties, solid waste management authorities, local government recycling cooperatives, local government solid waste districts, or other joint local government organizations for the collection, processing and marketing of recyclables.

Trudy Fisher, DEQ executive director, says the deadline for applications is Dec. 6.

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