Work is moving ahead on a county-wide recycling program, according to
Covell, Director of Calhoun's Solid Waste Authority. Covell is making
submit grant applications to the West Virginia Department of Natural
Resources, which could amount to $200,000 to launch the project.|
Covell and SWA Board vice chairperson Michele Smith plan to have the
application done by July 31. They met last night with Calhoun
Commissioners David Barr and Bob Weaver at the Restoration Station.
said it is likely the Commission will support the project, which
would be a
joint venture between the county, the town of Grantsville and the
Solid Waste Authority.
Some of the items which could be included in a county-wide program
glass (all colors), plastics, steel cans, cardboard, newspapers,
junk mail, scrap steel, aluminum cans, non-ferrous metals, car
other specialty items.
Covell said re-cycling is important to preserving the quality of life
in our rural
The county-wide cleanup is next Saturday, April 21st from 8 a.m.
until 4 p.m.
at the Grantsville parking lot, with electronics and working
dropped at Restoration Station. Information 354-7786.
L to R - Sue Covell and Michele Smith meet with commissioners