Tri-County Alliance Recycling Center http://wkyufm.org en Henderson County Region Gets Grant Funding to Boost Recycling Programs http://wkyufm.org/post/henderson-county-region-gets-grant-funding-boost-recycling-programs <p></p><p>Henderson County is the recipient of $1.4 million in grants aimed at improving recycling efforts in the region.</p><p>More than $900,000 will go towards the Tri-County Alliance Recycling Center, which covers Henderson, Webster, and Union counties. The Center’s goal is to reduce the amount of recyclables that are dumped in area landfills.</p><p>The new funding will go to create one large, centralized recycling center that will collect, process, and market recyclables. The new 3,000-square-foot recycling center is currently under construction in Henderson.</p><p>As part of the grants announced Wednesday, the Hugh Edward Sandefur Training Center is receiving $500,000. The nonprofit serves Daviess, Henderson, Union, and Webster counties and provides employment training to those with disabilities.</p><p>The Center recently signed an agreement to reclaim and recycle electronic waste in western Kentucky and southern Indiana. Wed, 29 May 2013 20:04:52 +0000 WKU Public Radio News 31691 at http://wkyufm.org Henderson County Region Gets Grant Funding to Boost Recycling Programs