Kentucky Seeks Recycling Infrastructure Projects

Kentucky’s Division of Waste Management is accepting applications for grants that support new recycling infrastructure projects. Eligible applications promote education programs for recycling and can include partnerships between counties or regions, said Cathy Guess with the state’s recycling assistance program. Interest in recycling infrastructure projects grew last year by 21 applicants to 73, all of […]

Beshear Unveils $3.5 Million in Waste Grants

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear awarded dozens of waste grants Tuesday to help expand recycling and household hazardous waste programs throughout the commonwealth. The Energy and Environment Cabinet will give out $3.5 million through the Kentucky Pride Fund to 73 local governments across the state. The money comes from a $1.75 fee collected for each ton […]

Measuring Up Louisville's Recycling Program

Louisville metro recently completed a new five-year plan for managing trash. The plan calls for Louisville to recycle 25% of that waste—a goal the city hasn’t changed in years. WFPL’s Kristin Espeland investigates whether the city is reaching that goal, and where it’s falling short.