PITTSBURGH Six recyclers
have been named recipients of North Carolina Recycling Business
Assistance Center grants for 2013.
Edenton-based Chowan Metal
Recycling was awarded $22,844 to construct a concrete slab and
erect a building to clean and store nonferrous metal.
eCycleSecure in Charlotte will receive $20,000 to purchase
collection trailers, which are expected to decrease hauling
costs and help expand the companys customer base.
Metech Recycling in Creedmoor
was awarded $15,000 to perform site work and install loading
dock doors with levelers to increase the efficiency of its
electronics recycling business.
Sirius Metal Recycling Inc.,
which does business as Wilson Recycling Center in Wilson, will
get $10,000 toward the purchase of a baler to expand the range
of metal it can process.
Waste to Green LLC in Durham has
been awarded $10,000 to purchase a baler and forklift to
improve efficiency in its electronic scrap recycling
Madison-based Synergy Recycling
LLC has been awarded $5,000 to buy two forklifts to increase
electronics recycling capacity.
The grants from the state Department of Environment and
Natural Resources, which total $1.1 million, are aimed at
creating jobs and increasing recycling capacity in the