thought you may be interested in this grant program for recycling bins. You may
be able to think of a lot of different avenues for the use of recycling bins,
not only for future events, but perhaps businesses you work for or with, other special
events, schools, etc. I’m going to forward this to as many people as I
know. There may be some overlap, but I want to make sure as many people know
about as possible. Please forward this email to the person at your workplace
who makes the decisions about recycling and waste disposal.
the County of Kauai is in the process purchasing some really nice recycling
bins for all County parks and community events, sports events, schools, etc by
using funds through the Bottle Bill grant program. Long term loaners will be
available to schools, non-profits and for profits organizing community,
special, and sporting events in the near future. Nonetheless, the parameters of
the grant program below are wider and allows for the purchase of recycling bins
for offices, hotels, vacation rentals, etc. So, if you own a business, are a
non-profit, a school, organize public events, etc. you may apply.
County intends to apply for this grant to obtain recycling bins for all County
offices and some public spaces, such as neighborhood centers, convention hall,
War Memorial, etc.
to apply is October 26th. Application process is fairly easy and
County of Kauai
Please consider the environment before
printing this e-mail
and Coca-Cola Announce New Bin Grant Program
and the National Recycling Coalition (NRC) announced a new recycling bin
grant program designed to promote and support community recycling in the U.S.
Through this innovative grant, recipients will have the benefit of both the
donated recycle bins and the expertise on how to set up recycling programs
from the National Recycling Coalition. Grants will be provided for recycle
bins at sporting events, music venues, schools and commercial locations. The
grant program is part of Coca-Cola's $60 million investment in recycling
programs and initiatives in the U.S.
are excited to partner with Coca-Cola to offer a recycling bin grant program
to communities and businesses," said Kate Krebs, executive director of
the National Recycling Coalition. "The program is designed to increase
recycling rates across the country by helping to off-set the initial costs of
bin grant program leverages the purchasing power and expertise of the NRC and
Coca-Cola to provide more recycling bins than would be possible if grant
recipients were to purchase bins independently. The NRC also will contact
grantees to offer guidance and consultation on setting up a recycling
program, assess recycling bin needs and determine bin selection. NRC bin
suppliers will then deliver bins directly to the recipients.
grant program is open to city, government and school organizations as well as
non-profit groups and for-profit companies. Interested parties may apply for
the grant at NRC's website: www.bingrant.org. Eligible grant
activities include establishing a recycling program at schools, universities,
sporting or recreation venues, parks, cultural events or business and
commercial locations. Grant recipients will be selected and awarded recycling
bins throughout 2008