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The Nebraska State Recycling Association still has grant funds available for municipalities, other government entities, non-profits and recycling companies who wish to purchase recycling equipment. Interested parties should go to www.recyclenebraska.org or call Deb Rost at 402-933-3059 in Omaha for more information. Grants can help fund the purchase of recycling trailers, semi trailers, carts, dumpsters, balers, forklifts, trucks and more. Equipment may be new, used or refurbished. Applications will be taken until the fund is depleted.
This recycling grant is one of 107 projects in 2012 receiving $19,292,396 in grant awards from the Nebraska Environmental Trust. The Trust has awarded more than $178 million to over 1,300 conservation projects in Nebraska since 1994, and is funded by proceeds from the Nebraska Lottery.
The Nebraska State Recycling Association is a membership organization of public and private organizations as well as citizens, and has been a recycling advocate for Nebraska since 1980.