Application deadline for Community Recycling Grants is next Friday!

INDIANA – Does your organization have an idea for a community recycling collection or disposal project? IDEM’s Community Recycling Grant Program can help you fund it!

Counties, municipalities, solid waste management districts, schools, and nonprofit organizations in Indiana are eligible to submit a Community Recycling Grant application to request $1,000 to $100,000 in funding. Eligible projects should focus on education and promotion of recycling, processing of recyclable materials, waste reduction, household hazardous waste and organics management (including yard waste management and composting).

Applications will be accepted online through Friday, Sept. 29, 2023

The Community Recycling Grant Program is funded through IDEM’s Solid Waste Management Fund. Grant funding is intended to create successful, cost-effective, and sustainable programs. Applicants must demonstrate a direct or indirect increase in waste diverted from landfills as a result of the project.

To apply, visit IDEM’s website at For additional information, contact 800-451-6027 or Final funding determinations will be made in late-December 2023.