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Kentucky Accepting Grant Proposals for Projects that Will Recycle Tires

Kentucky is attempting to cut down on the number of tires that end up and sit in landfills by offering grants to projects that can repurpose old tires.

February 5, 2024

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Kentucky is attempting to cut down on the number of tires that end up and sit in landfills by offering grants to projects that can repurpose old tires.

The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet will provide grant funding for projects such as tree wells, landscaping mulch, walking trails, and others that utilize recycling tires.

“This grant program promotes innovative uses for recycled tires,” said Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Rebecca Goodman. “As a result, we’re able to help grow tire recycling markets across the state, encourage proper management of waste tires, and minimize illegal dumps.” 

Grants will be funded from Kentucky’s Tire Trust Fund, first established in 1998 by the Kentucky General Assembly.

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