Ohio awards $3 million in grants.Ohio's Department of Natural Resources Many sub-national governments have a Department of Natural Resources or similarly-named organization:
1. A flat supporting framework, such as a piece of canvas stretched between parallel shafts, for carrying a disabled or dead person; a collection.
The grants, awarded annually, are given by the agency's Division of Recycling & Litter Prevention. Businesses must partner with their local city, county or solid waste authority to be eligible for funding. All the grants require matching funds Noun 1. matching funds - funds that will be supplied in an amount matching the funds available from other sources
cash in hand, finances, funds, monetary resource, pecuniary resource - assets in the form of money .
Some of the notable grant recipients this year include:
* The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio and The Grossman Group of Columbus received $240,000 to purchase equipment that processes corrugated cardboard Noun 1. corrugated cardboard - cardboard with corrugations (can be glued to flat cardboard on one or both sides)
cardboard, composition board - a stiff moderately thick paper
corrugated cardboard n . The company expects to recycle re·cy·cle
tr.v. re·cy·cled, re·cy·cling, re·cy·cles
1. To put or pass through a cycle again, as for further treatment.
2. To start a different cycle in.
a. 42,000 additional tons per year with the equipment and will provide at least $240,000 in matching funds.
* Southeastern Ohio Joint Solid Waste Management District received $24,000 to cover the cost of contracting for obsolete electronics collection services in a six-county region. This project will provide electronics recycling to a predominately rural area. The district will provide at least $12,000 in matching funds.
* Brown County Solid Waste Management Authority and Adams-Brown Recycling of Georgetown received $206,000 to create a sorting system and purchase equipment to increase the capacity to process multiple grades of fiber-based material, including cardboard. The company expects to process 2,300 tons of recycled material annually. Two new jobs will be created through this project, and the organizations will provide at least $206,000 in matching funds.
* Summit-Akron Solid Waste Management Authority received $20,000 to purchase recycling containers for a new initiative at the Blossom Music Center titled "Recycling in Concert." The project will be a model for plastic recycling Plastic recycling is the process of recovering scrap or waste plastics and reprocessing the material into useful products, sometimes completely different from their original state. programs at other entertainment venues. The authority will provide at least $10,000 in matching funds.
A complete list of grant recipients is available at www.RecyclingToday.com