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Indiana Recycling Grant Program has funding available up to $100K



Indianapolis, Indiana – The availability of funds from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management’s recycling grant program for local governments wishing to increase recycling efforts was announced on Wednesday.

The agency’s Community Recycling Grant Program offers funding for recycling, home hazardous waste collection, and disposal up to $100,000.

“IDEM is pleased to collaborate with local governments to enhance recycling initiatives. According to Commissioner Brian Rockensuss, Community Recycling Grants can help initiatives and concepts that make recycling simpler and more affordable for Indiana residents.

According to the organization, counties, towns, solid waste management districts, colleges, schools, and nonprofit organizations in Indiana are eligible to apply for a Community Recycling Grant and request funds between $1,000 and $100,000.

August 21 to September 29 is the application period for the program.

For projects that qualify, IDEM advises placing a “focus on education and promotion of recycling, processing of recyclable materials, waste reduction or HHW and organics management.”

Visit the IDEM website if you’re interested in applying. Contact 800-451-6027 or [email protected] for further details.

In late December, final funding decisions will be finalized.



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