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The state of Indiana has released a total of $600,000 to IDEM's Recycling Market Development Program. This money will be made available through grants to aid private businesses purchase equipment specifically needed to remanufacture recyclable materials into finished products or industrial feedstocks.
Grants will range from $25,000 up to $200,000 with a required 50 percent match. The grant round is competitive. Deadline for submissions is August 1, 2014. Complete instructions and information regarding eligibility criteria, may be found on the IDEM Forms page.
In accordance with SECTION 40. IC 13-20-17.5-6, the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) and the Association of Indiana Solid Waste Districts (AISWMD) have developed a science based curriculum model and corresponding environmental education programs that correlate to Indiana standards. This program guide is for the utilization of Solid Waste educators across the state.
The new Yellow Pages phone book will be on your doorstep soon. As of October 14, you’ll be able to recycle your old phone books through local schools to help them earn cash prizes by recycling them. The Indiana Recycling Coalition’s Project ReDirectory runs October 14, 2013 - December 16, 2013.
Each of the schools listed on Project ReDirectory has the opportunity to receive a $100 cash prize for the minimum collection of 1 ton of recyclable phone books. The top three schools will win additional prize money. YP is the prize sponsor and Republic Services is the recycling sponsor.
The first report on the implementation of the Indiana E-Waste Law and summary results from the first three years of the Indiana e-waste program are now available on the Indiana Electronic Waste Program Results page.
A new schedule for the Sustain Indy ToxDrop program has been announced: Residents of Marion County can now drop off their household hazardous waste one of the first three Saturdays of each month at four Indianapolis locations. More information and details on what items are accepted is available on the ToxDrop website.