The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection announced the first round of Recycling Business Development Grant (RBDG) recipients. The RBDG recipients are Massachusetts recycling processors and manufacturers that intend to create a sustainable recycling market for eligible materials.
Seven Massachusetts companies received an RBDG grant. These companies include:
- Aaron Industries
- Abby Enterprises Inc.
- Casella Waste Management of MA Inc.
- Northstar Pulp & Paper Co. Inc.
- Raw Material Recovery Corp.
- RecycleWorks Inc.
- United Teen Equality Center.
These grants ranged from $50,000 to $400,000. WWLP News reports on Northstar’s grant to better regrind and recycle plastic, and purchase three additional machines for more efficient plastic separation.
The deadline for Round 2 applications for Recycling Business Development Grants is Friday, July 15th.
RecyclingWorks in Massachusetts is a recycling assistance program for businesses and institutions. If you need assistance with setting up a composting or recycling program, call our hotline: (888) 254-5525 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.