Keep Louisiana Beautiful recently awarded a $10,000 Healthy Communities Grant to Baton Rouge Community College.

The college’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics department and environmental clubs will use the grant funds for recycling education efforts, adding recycling collection bins and providing necessary equipment for facilities staff to assist with recycling efforts at the college and its off-campus locations.

In conjunction with the grant, the college’s Green Bears Club will partner with Capitol Area Corporate Recycling Council for an electronics recycling day on Nov. 15. The public can drop off electronics for recycling at a recycling truck at the college’s Foster Drive entrance from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Visit for a list of acceptable items.