€91,000 funding allocated for recycling facilities

Almost 91 thousand euro has been allocated to Kerry County Council to assist with the operating costs of recycling facilities. 54 thousand 6 hundred euro is going towards bring banks with 36 thousand 2 hundred being provided for civic amenities. This grant is provided under The Environment Fund, which was established with the revenues obtained from the plastic bag and landfill levies introduced in 2002. The announcement has been welcomed by Minister John O Donohue and Deputy Tom McEllistrim.