“Keep New Mexico Beautiful Awards Steel Can Recycling Grant”
Lincoln County has made the Keep New Mexico Beautiful [KNMB]
grant program ‘Winners Circle’ again. Late last week, KNMB
announced award of an $800 grant to underwrite the Greentree
Solid Waste Authority [GSWA] new Steel Can Recycling Program.
The award will purchase the first of many three cubic yard blue
recycling collection dumpster for steel cans, also known years
ago as ‘tin can’ . The award is the fourth consecutive grant in
support of Authority recycling efforts for County residents. The
project is expected to steadily increase the amount of clean
steel can recycling in the region.
Steel can recycling has been a Lincoln County resident option
for the past several years. Clean steel cans may be recycled
with labels, but cleaned out with a light rinse.
Cans can be deposited in blue recycling containers throughout
the County and Ruidoso.
Keep New Mexico Beautiful has worked for more than 40 years with
communities and organizations around New Mexico to improve their
surroundings and promote civic pride. KNMB grants may be used
for "hands on" projects, trash cleanup, creation/expansion of
recycling facilities, and provision of trash receptacles. Each
year Keep New Mexico Beautiful awards grants to exemplary
schools, villages, municipalities, chambers of commerce,
organizations, and government agencies. Grants are made for
solid waste management and litter control activities; native
landscaping and beautification activities; and educational
activities. Funded projects promote the mission of KNMB by being
good community stewards in environmental projects of recycling,
litter control, water conservation and beautification.
For more information on steel can recycling, the Solid Waste
Authority office at 378-4697, extension 13, or toll free at
1-877-548-8772 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. General
recycling information is available on the Authority website at
Call us about our current drop-off rate as well as our current Yard Waste,
and Roll Offs specials and 575-378-4697