Friends of Twin Lakes State Park in Prince Edward County has been awarded a 30 in Thirty Green Grant of $1000 for its recycling project.
Since 2011, we have provided $203,000 for 260 different environmental projects and programs all across the Commonwealth, due to the generosity this year of our partner Altria, as well as additional support from Keep America Beautiful and Coca-Cola.
The Friends of Twin Lakes State Park is an all-volunteer organization committed to maintaining the natural and historical resources of Twin Lakes State Park. The park is located in a county where almost a quarter of the population lives below the poverty line. Many of the park’s visitors have had minimal exposure to conservation education. In an effort to increase awareness of the park’s recycling program, grant funds will be used to purchase recycling bins and lumber to create a centralized waste disposal station. Friends of Twin Lakes State Park hope that providing more recycling bins in the park will help guests to properly recycle their waste, and provide a convenient way to be environmentally conscious.