LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Feb. 25, 2014— Students must apply by March 7 for the Rumpke Recycling Scholarship, which will be awarded to one graduating senior from Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS).
Past recipients from Eastern, Butler and duPont Manual high schools have organized school recycling programs, participated in community clean-ups or studied environmental science in college.
Applicants must be graduating from a JCPS school this spring and planning to earn a two or four-year degree at an accredited institution. Applications are available by contacting Rumpke Education Specialist Anne Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org or (800) 582-3107 ext. 7164.
Rumpke has offered the $1,000 non-renewable award since 2009. Rumpke employs approximately 120 people in the Louisville area and provides waste, recycling and portable restroom services. Rumpke recycles about 700 million pounds of material, annually.
Rumpke Consolidated Companies, Inc. has been committed to keeping neighborhoods and businesses clean and green since 1932 by providing environment friendly waste disposal solutions. Rumpke is one of the nation’s largest privately owned residential and commercial waste and recycling firms, providing service to areas of Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana and West Virginia. Rumpke divisions include Rumpke Recycling, Rumpke Portable Restrooms, The William-Thomas Group, and Rumpke Hydraulics. For more information, visit www.rumpke.com.