Daley announces $794,036 in recycling grants for Montgomery County

HARRISBURG, Oct. 17 – State Rep. Mary Jo Daley, D-Montgomery, announced four municipal recycling programs in her legislative district have been awarded state grants totaling $794,036.

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection awarded $37 million in Recycling Development and Implementation Grants to 195 county and municipal governments for recycling collections and education, as well as leaf litter pickup.

Local grants include:

  • Conshohocken, $212,363.
  • Lower Merion Township, $314,987.
  • Plymouth Township, $172,629.
  • Whitemarsh Township, $94,057.

“Our state has made a valuable investment in supporting the environmental health of our communities,” Daley said. “Congratulations to all the municipalities within our district for their efforts to help secure these funds.”

Projects eligible for the grants include operating leaf compost facilities, developing web-based programs on recycling for consumers, expanding recycling processing facilities, and continuing or creating curbside recycling programs. Learn more at www.dep.pa.gov.