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Eliminating Recycling Grants and Raising Recycling Rates Could Save Over $2.5 Million, Report No. 02-15, March 2002
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  • Retain the statewide recycling standard of 38%, which we believe is attainable with improved recycling efforts.  However, the recycling goal should be increased from 30% to 38% for large counties.
  • Transfer responsibility for the state’s recycling contract from the Department of Management Services to the Department of Environmental Protection.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Waste Management

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 04-22 Progress Report: Department Taking Steps to Improve State Agencies’ Recycling Efforts, Encouraging Commercial Sector, published in March 2004.
  • Report No. 99-03 Progress Report: Recycling and Education Grant Program, published in August 1999.
  • Report No. 95-46 Review of the Recycling and Education Grants Program Within the Department of Environmental Protection, published in April 1996.

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