Clallam County gets state money for compost program
June 27th, 2014 - 5:06am
(Port Angeles) -- The Department of Ecology just handed out over $1-million dollars worth of grants throughout the State for 24 projects aimed at waste management.
Clallam County was one of 10 regional grants from the DOE, with an award of $12,069-dollars. $4,302 is slated for a rural recycling initiative with the remaining $7,767 to be used for compost demonstration sites.
County Waste Management Coordinator, Meggan Uecker says
The grants were awarded in four categories that included:
Solid Waste Enforcement, Waste Reduction and Recycling,
Organics, defined as yard and food waste and land-clearing debris
and Moderate-risk Waste which includes waste that is considered hazardous but small in volume.
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