Money from DEP to fund recycling
The Wolf administration announced Friday that multiple local counties will receive millions in funding from the state Department of Environmental Protection to boost recycling and leaf collection programs.
Nearly 200 county and municipal governments will receive $37 million in Recycling Development and Implementation Grants to fund recycling collections and education, along with leaf litter pickup.
Lackawanna County towns received nearly $800,000. Luzerne County towns received about $1.68 million, Susquehanna County towns received $105,076, Wayne County towns received $151,110 and Wyoming County towns received $28,572.