IDEM offering Community Recycling Grants

INDIANA – Are you working to increase recycling efforts at the local level? Apply for grant funding from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management’s (IDEM) Community Recycling Grant Program.

Grant funding is available for recycling and household hazardous waste collection and disposal. Counties, municipalities, solid waste management districts, universities, schools, and nonprofit organizations in Indiana are eligible to submit a Community Recycling Grant application requesting $1,000 to $100,000 in funding.

Applications are accepted through Oct. 6, 2022.

The Community Recycling Grant Program is funded through IDEM’s Solid Waste Management Fund. Eligible projects should focus on education and promotion of recycling, processing of recyclable materials, waste reduction, or HHW and organics management (including yard waste management and composting). Grant funding is intended to create successful, cost-effective, and sustainable programs. Applicant must demonstrate a direct or indirect increase in waste diversion as a result of the project.

To apply, please visit IDEM’s website. For additional information, contact 800-988-7901 or Final funding determinations will be made in December 2022.