Alaska Statutes.
Title 46. Water, Air, Energy, and Environmental Conservation
Chapter 6. Recycling and Reduction of Litter
Section 120. Grants.
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AS 46.06.120. Grants.

The department may make grants to state agencies, to municipalities, and to private organizations including nonprofit organizations for the establishment and operation of programs authorized under this chapter. A grant under this section may not exceed 18 months. A program qualifying for a grant under this section may include

(1) courses of instruction at, or the distribution of informative materials to, elementary and secondary schools;

(2) purchase and erection of roadside signs;

(3) organization and operation of litter removal activities conducted by municipalities, private organizations or service groups using volunteer help;

(4) a public information program to inform the public concerning the reduction of litter using the media including use of the electronic media;

(5) expansion of existing, and planning, design, and construction of new, facilities for the recovery of materials and energy from litter;

(6) research and evaluation of markets for the materials and energy recovered from litter;

(7) advice and assistance, including information and consultation on available technology, operating procedures, organizational arrangements, markets for materials or energy obtained from litter, transportation alternatives, and publicity techniques;

(8) surveys by public agencies or recognized research organizations to assess the amount and composition of litter, and rates of littering;

(9) the purchase of litter receptacles;

(10) the creation or expansion of litter law enforcement programs;

(11) the initial purchase or lease of recycling equipment, the cost of operating that equipment, and the cost of storing and transporting materials before and after those materials are recycled.

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