Hampden awarded DEP grant

Hampden Township staff continuously apply for grants under a variety of county, state, and federal programs. The Pennsylvania Dept of Environmental Protection offers a grant to municipalities for recycling programs under section 902 of the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act. Hampden Township has successfully applied for this grant twice in recent years and has just been awarded a third grant for $208,008 which will go towards improved leaf collection equipment in the form of a large truck and leaf vacuum. The announcement can be viewed on this link and Hampden Township is on line 76.