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Two Public Space Recycling Bins Grants Available from KAB.

Did you know that Keep America Beautiful has two public space recycling bins grants currently open? The grants, funded in collaboration with two of KAB’s partners, are designed to support and encourage recycling in public areas by providing free recycling bins in settings such as parks, venues, community centers, schools and more. Government agencies, community organizations, schools, and non-profits groups are encouraged to apply.

 

Recycling Partnership Announces Funding Opportunity

Curbside Value LogoThe Recycling Partnership, an initiative of Curbside Value Partnership (CVP), is pleased to announce their 2015 funding opportunity for counties, municipalities and solid waste authorities seeking to improve their residential curbside recycling infrastructure. Specifically, the grants will provide funding for cart procurement and education and outreach programs.

Grant Program Sparks Interest and Improvements in Residential Foam Recycling

Polystyrene FoamYesterday, the Foam Recycling Coalition, a US industry organization, announced it launched a grant program "to help fund infrastructure for the collection, processing and marketing of products made from polystyrene foam." Grants can range in size from $15,000 to $50,000 each.

The grant program focuses on the following EPS (polystyrene foam) products: foodservice packaging, egg cartons, meat trays and protective packaging.

Sustainable Student Scholarship Award

Goal: The goal of the Composting Council Research and Education Foundation (CCREF) Sustainable Student Scholarship Award is to foster an interest in composting research and utilization among the next generation of industry experts and researchers. This scholarship is a good way to bring attention to the emerging young professionals within this field and to generate interest in the future of the compost industry.

2015 RecycleMania Tournament

RecycleMania LogoDear Recycling Colleague

As you know, the annual RecycleMania competition rallies college students to recycle more and waste less. SRO's, KAB affiliates and other partner organizations are encouraged to get the word out about the competition to local colleges and universities.