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NC recyclers receive state grants to increase capacity

Keywords: Tags  North Carolina Recycling Business Assistance Center, Chowan Metal Recycling, Sirius Metal Recycling, eCycleSecure, Metech Recycling, Waste to Green LLC, Synergy Recycling LLC, Wilson Recycling Center

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.

Electronics recycler eCycleSecure in Charlotte will receive $20,000 to purchase collection trailers, which are expected to decrease hauling costs and help expand the company’s 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 operations.

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 state.

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