Santa Ana, Calif. (March 20, 2018)—The Orange County Board of Supervisors has voted to award a total of $2.4 million to six programs that target state recycling and waste reduction mandates. The County’s Regional Recycling and Waste Reduction Program requires recipients to sustain their grant-funded projects for a minimum of five years and fully sustain them for the final two years.
At its December 2017 meeting, the Orange County Waste Management Commission elected Commissioner Rob Johnson to serve as Chairman for 2018. He was appointed to the Commission in 2015 and served as Vice Chair in 2017. Chairman Johnson was elected to serve the cities of the Second Supervisorial District in 2015 by the City Selection Committee. He also serves as Council Member for the City of Cypress.
The Commission also elected Commissioner Donald R. Froelich Vice Chair for 2018.He was appointed to the Commission in 2011 and has served as Chairman of the Renewable Technologies and Ad hoc Educational Outreach Committees.
Each year about 25 – 30 million real Christmas trees are sold across the U.S. during the holiday season. As important as these trees are to our holiday traditions, they play an even bigger role once the festivities are over. Real trees are a renewable, recyclable resource.
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