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Applications for grants available

Published: Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

OREGON – Sign-up for the final Waste Reduction, Recycling Grant applications is underway.

Grants of up to $2,000, are available to Ogle County businesses, schools, municipalities, churches, scout groups, and nonprofit organizations to establish or improve on waste reduction and recycling programs and services. Applicants must provide a 20 percent match of the total project cost.

Applications are due by Oct. 3 and will be reviewed, scored, and acted on by the Solid Waste Committee by the end of October.

For more information or to request an application, contact the Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department, 909 W. Pines Road, or oglecounty.org or call 815-732-4020.

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