The Kentucky State Energy and Environment Cabinet’s Division of Waste Management announced Monday, May 21st, 46 recycling, 5 composting and 27 household hazardous waste grants to expand recycling, reduce the amount of solid waste going into landfills and improve the environmental management of household hazardous waste. Taylor County will be receiving a 13,227 dollar recycling grant. Adair County will be receiving a 24,200 dollar recycling grant and a 20,752 dollar household hazardous waste grant. The grants require a 25 percent local match in the form of cash or “in kind” personnel, educational activities or advertising to promote the program from the cities or counties receiving the awards. Grant dollars from the Kentucky Pride Fund are financing a total of 78 grants in the state of Kentucky which total just under 5 million dollars.