The City of Kearney Sanitation Division is pleased to announce the receipt of grants totaling $43,346.00.
The Kearney Area Solid Waste Agency Landfill will accept tires free of charge from residents of Buffalo County beginning September 8, 2018 through September 24, 2018. This opportunity for free tire disposal is funded by a grant secured by the City of Kearney from the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality Scrap Tire Reduction Fund in the amount of $23,970.00. The grant allows the landfill to accept up to 300 tons of tires.
The City of Kearney Sanitation Division has also received funding in the amount of $19,376.00 from NDEQ towards the purchase of two vertical balers to be used at the Kearney Area Recycling Center. The balers will allow for additional recyclables to be processed as an increase in recyclable items continues to be received.