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.