2015 RBAC Grant Winners

In 2015, the N.C. Recycling Business Assistance Center announced that state recycling business grants awarded this spring should generate approximately 84 jobs, more than $2 million in new, private business investments and a reduction in the state’s dependence on landfill disposal.

RBAC announced that 30 companies will receive $700,000 in funds this fiscal year. The recycling business grantees represent different kinds of companies, large and small, collecting and processing a range of materials into commodities to feed back to the economy. Grantees also include manufacturers who use recycled materials to make new products.

Selected projects include:

A.L. Baucom Family Farms ($40,000) — A.L. Baucom Family Farms (Monroe) will purchase and put into use a semi-truck and belt-floor trailer to transport drywall for recycling

All Green Recycling ($20,000) — All Green Recycling (Charlotte) will purchase and put into use a hammermill for the purpose of grinding leaded glass for processing.

Antique Reclaimed Lumber ($10,000) — Antique Reclaimed Lumber LLC (Nebo) will perform electrical upgrades to facility and purchase a rip saw to increase material handling capacity of reclaimed building materials.

Carolina Wood Products ($30,000) — Carolina Wood Products (Marshville) will purchase and put into use a wood fiber processor to expand the company's pallet recycling program

Chowan Metal Recycling ($7,500) — Chowan Metal Recycling (Edenton) will construct a processing building and purchase a telescoping forklift for metal recycling.

Clear Path Recycling ($30,000) — Clear Path Recycling (Fayetteville) will purchase, install, and put into use a dirty flake unloading system to increase the yield of clean PET.

Coastal Ladies Carting ($20,000) — Coastal Ladies Carting (Wilmington) will purchase commercial 4YD food waste dumpsters to provide food waste collection for residential and commercial clients.

Danny's Dumpster ($30,000) — Danny's Dumpster (Leicester) will purchase a roll off truck to expand food waste collection and compost transportation.

DSR Investors ($5,000) — DSR Investors (Gatesville) will purchase a tracked excavator to expand deconstruction services and increase recycling capacity of construction and demolition materials.

Earth Stone Products ($7,500) — Earth Stone Products (Reidsville) will purchase and put into use a forklift to expand the company’s processing capacity of reclaimed granite.

Food FWD ($30,000) — Food FWD (Durham) will purchase and put into use a collection truck with tipper to increase food waste collection capacity.

Full Circle Recycling ($25,000) — Full Circle Recycling (Zebulon) will build a processing and receiving shelter to expand the company's food waste composting operations.

Gallins Family Farm ($30,000) — Gallins Family Farm (Winston-Salem) will construct a processing shed and purchase a cart washing trailer for food waste collection.

Greasecycle ($20,000) — Greasecycle (Raleigh) will purchase, install and put into use a dewatering box to increase recycling capacity of grease trap waste.

Green Recycling Solutions ($30,000) — Green Recycling Solutions (Maysville) will purchase, install and put into use an apron conveyor to feed materials onto processing line to increase the company’s mixed construction and demolition debris processing capacity.

Handle Safe Systems ($30,000) — Handle Safe Systems (Asheville) will purchase and retrofit a horizontal grinder to process recycled asphalt shingles.

Hatteras Recycle ($10,000) — Hatteras Recycle (Rodanthe) will purchase a 4-wheel-drive recycling collection vehicle for coastal area public and residential recycling.

Johnson Brothers Paving Co. ($30,000) — Johnson Brothers Paving Co. (Lillington) will construct a structure to protect processed recycled asphalt shingles from moisture.

McGill Environmental Systems ($40,000) — McGill Environmental Systems (New Hill) will purchase, install and put into use a custom screening plant to improve end-product and compost production efficiency.

New River Tire Recycling ($30,000) — New River Tire Recycling (Pilot Mountain) will purchase and put into use a shredder/granulator to process a wider variety of recycled crumb rubber products.

North Davidson Garbage ($5,000) — North Davidson Garbage (Lexington) will purchase 65-gallon recycling carts to increase recovery rates of curbside residential collection program.

Plastic Materials ($20,000) — Plastic Materials (Lowell) will purchase a granulator to increase processing capacity of contaminated plastic scrap materials.

Plastic Revolutions ($30,000) — Plastic Revolutions (Reidsville) will purchase a blade sharpener to improve the processing of mixed rigid plastic bales.

Reflective Recycling ($40,000) — Reflective Recycling (Wilson) will purchase, construct, and put into use a pre-processing, size-separation system and a vacuum system to remove contaminants from the glass recycling process.

Republic Services of North Carolina ($20,000) — Republic Services of North Carolina (Conover) will purchase, install, and put into use a film sorting line for the company's material recovery facility in Conover.

Roll-Tech ($15,000) — Roll-Tech (Hickory) will purchase and put into use a screener to enhance the processing of recycled crumb rubber.

Sonoco Recycling – Onslow ($30,000) — Sonoco Recycling – Onslow (Jacksonville) will purchase, install, and put into use a metering bin to increase single-stream recycling capacity at the Onslow material recovery facility.

Stoney Creek Lumber ($15,000) — Stoney Creek Lumber (Ahoskie) will purchase and put into use dry van trailers to increase pallet recycling capacity in northeastern North Carolina.

Verity Recycling ($30,000) — Verity Recycling (Asheboro) will purchase and put into use an extruder to improve processing of dirty polyethylene greenhouse film and dirty 5-gallon bucket waste from C&D sites.

Wagram Paper Stock ($20,000) — Wagram Paper Stock (Wagram) will purchase, install, and put into use a new baler to increase material processing capacity at the company's material recovery facility.