A grant was given to the Town of Nantucket to assist them in hiring a Recycling Coordinator for the Public Works Department (DPW). This support helped to develop and direct their recycling and solid waste management with increased public awareness. New initiatives include: refined recycling and composting policies, new signage, composter feasibility studies, plastics reduction, recycling education campaigns and events, a campaign to tackle illegal dumping, coastal litter baseline studies, and toxicity reduction planning.
The work to manage the Island’s recycling and composting efforts continue to advance and evolve. Learn more about the team at the DPW and upcoming public meetings on the Town of Nantucket or Nantucket Footprints websites