Plastics recovery efforts receive millions in state funding
Five plastics recycling projects will take in a total of $11.7 million in California state grants. The awarded companies are targeting scrap plastic from a variety of sources.
The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) recently approved its 2018-19 Recycled Fiber, Plastic and Glass Grant Program recipients. All five awardees are targeting some amount of plastics with the funds.
The program uses state money to support the expansion of recycling infrastructure, according to CalRecycle documents. During the latest round of funding, the department received and evaluated 14 applications.