The Port Angeles, Wash., mill is currently undergoing $6.1 million in improvements and is slated to reopen by December.
According to the data, more collisions occur at speeds below 5 miles per hour than any other speed.
The center is expected to recycle roughly 18,000 refrigerators and freezers annually. The company also announced a major shift, repositioning and name change.
The grant was secured as part of Kent County DPW’s and The Right Place’s partnership to support the development of a Sustainable Business Park.
Officials ultimately voted against the proposal due to the shortened lifespan of the regional landfill.