NDEQ awards $2.26 million in waste reduction and recycling grants


Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality Director Jim Macy announced the awarding of $2,257,791 in grants through the Waste Reduction and Recycling Incentive Grant Fund.

The “Keep Sidney Beautiful” program received $5,600 as part of the program. It will be used for an electronics collection event for local residents.

The Waste Reduction and Recycling Incentive Grant Fund is generated by a fee on solid waste disposed of in landfills, an annual retail business sales fee, and a fee assessed on the sale of new tires for motor vehicles. The grants are provided to local integrated waste...

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