Miami County Recycles

Waste reduction grants awarded to seven local educators

The Miami County Solid Waste District has awarded seven grants to educators, totaling $3,293.08, funding waste reduction and conservation education in Miami County.

Started in 2010, the solid waste district’s educational grant program initially provided up to six grants of $500 each. This year, the Board of Miami County Commissioners and the Miami County Solid Waste Management Policy Committee both approved an expansion of the program, funding up to ten $500 grants annually. Since its inception, the waste reduction grant program has awarded over $14,000 to local conservancy educators for recycling infrastructure, classroom materials and field trips.

This year’s recipients include:

The Miami County Solid Waste District thanks all of these recipients for their commitment to conservancy education in Miami County. 

Posted on Sep 05, 2017 By: Miami County Recycles