Price Farm Organics awarded funding for recycling project

Staff report

Price Farm Organics, in partnership with the Morrow, Delaware, Knox and Marion County Solid Waste District was awarded $250,000 to purchase a portable horizontal grinder with conveying stacker and compost screener to undertake organic recycling for the surrounding community.

The funding for the project comes from the Ohio EPA. The government agency has awarded $1.35 million in recycling market development grants to eight projects from around Ohio that include assistance with the creation and expansion of organic recycling facilities and equipment purchases for recycling facilities and manufacturers.

As a result, more material will be diverted from regional waste streams including plastics, glass and fiber. The projects are expected to create 13 new jobs.

Staff report