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Beaufort County Awarded Grants For Recycling Projects

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BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. -

Beaufort County is getting  $64,945 from three grants awarded by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC).

 The grants will fund solid waste and recycling projects at several convenience centers, an Electronics Recycling Collection event and educational materials for waste tire recycling.

All three grants were obtained through proposals submitted by the Solid Waste and Recycling section of the Beaufort County Public Works Department

The first grant of $33,139 will provide a 2nd gas/oil mixture tank at the Simmonsville Road site in Bluffton, along with a concrete slab covered by a new carport type awning. .

 The second grant of $28,056 will fund the Electronics collection event scheduled to be held September 21 at the Shanklin Road Public Works site and the Benton Field Road Public Works site.  

The third grant of $3,750 provides $3,000 for educational outreach and $750 for professional development.

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