N.J. counties to share $5.5 million in recycling grants

    New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection has announced $5.5 million in recycling grants for all 21 of the Garden State counties, and South Jersey will see plenty of the money.

    Here’s the eligibility breakdown by local county:

    Atlantic County Utilities Authority: $210,100
    Burlington County Department of Solid Waste: $298,100
    Camden County Division of Environmental Affairs: $325,600
    Cape May County Municipal Utilities Authority: $110,000
    Cumberland County Improvement Authority: $110,000
    Mercer County Improvement Authority: $210,100
    Monmouth County Planning Board: $386,100
    Ocean County Department of Solid Waste Management: $347,600
    Salem County Improvement Authority: $110,000

    The Recycling Enhancement Act grants will help fund purchases of recycling containers, e-waste collection and education programs, household hazardous waste and scrap tire collection programs, inspections and mini-grants to municipalities.

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