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Progress Report: Department Taking Steps to Improve State Agencies’ Recycling Efforts, Encouraging Commercial Sector, Report No. 04-22, March 2004
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  • The Department of Environmental Protection has taken steps to implement our recommendations to increase state agency recycling and encourage recycling in the commercial sector.
  • The 2002 Legislature replaced the Recycling and Education Grant Program with three grant programs that provide funding for local solid waste activities, including recycling.

What were our earlier findings?

Report No. 02-15 Justification Review: Eliminating Recycling Grants and Raising Recycling Rates Could Save Over $2.5 Million, published in March 2002.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Waste Management

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • 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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