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Sidney receives grant for recycling, litter programs


The “Keep Sidney Beautiful” program received a grant as part of more than $2 million doled out from the state.

The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality Acting Director Pat Rice announced the awarding of $2,099,364 in 57 grants for litter cleanup, recycling, and public education programs and activities on Wednesday.

Sidney’s portion was $39,774 for its recycling and litter education, partnerships with businesses and social media use.

Funds for the Litter Reduction and Recycling Grant Program are generated from a fee charged to certain manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers o...

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