Over 200 Massachusetts communities awarded recycling grants

Hampden County

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Millions of dollars were awarded to support recycling and waste reduction statewide.

The Baker-Polito Administration announced a $3.2 million grant funding on Wednesday and awarded 269 municipalities.

Two local municipalities earned a payment of $50,000 with Springfield earning $72,000 and Chicopee earning between $50,000 and $60,000.

The grants will help communities across the Commonwealth maximize their recycling, composting, and waste reduction programs.

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