FREMONT - Clyde In Bloom has received a $6,600 grant to purchase recycled plastic
benches, signs and waste receptacles as part of second-round competitive funding offered by Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca Joint Solid Waste Management District.
Twelve organizations in the three-county area received funding to start recycling programs or to buy products made from recycled materials.
The grant program's main priority is to set up recycling programs for educational institutions, governmental entities or non-profit organizations. Any agency applying must have a recycling program in place in order to apply for funds for products made from recycled material.
The next funding round deadline is Oct. 31. All grant requests must contain documentation of a minimum 25-percent recycled content. Applications are available online. However, applicants are required to attend a meeting prior to submitting an application.
The purpose of the meeting is to explain the information needed. The next meeting is 10 a.m. Sept. 27 at district's main office, 1875 E. State St., Fremont. Registration for the meeting is required.
For more information or to register for the meeting, call Amy Drummer at (888) 850-7224.