Clean Community Program Virtual Kickoff Meeting on November 28
IDEM is launching a new, streamlined program to encourage and recognize municipalities that take a proactive, positive approach to addressing community and social issues through sustainable environmental and wellness projects.
All Indiana communities – cities, towns and counties – are encouraged to attend the Indiana Clean Community Kickoff and Annual Meeting on Tuesday, November 28 from 10:00 a.m. to noon on Zoom.
More information on the event and a registration link is available at on.IN.gov/ccp2023.
Waste Tire Grant Applications Webinars for SWMDs on November 30 and December 6
IDEM has $300,000 available in funding available to help Solid Waste Management Districts (SWMDs) in Indiana implement waste tire cleanup projects.
Grant funding is made available through IDEM’s Waste Tire Fund and administered through the Office of Land Quality. IDEM will accept grant applications from December 11, 2023 – January 12, 2024. Grants will be awarded on or around February 1, 2024. Eligibility is limited to SWMDs located in Indiana. Waste tire grants will be awarded up to $10,000.
Potential applicants are invited to attend a virtual information session on Thursday, November 30, 2023, 9:00-11:00 a.m. or Wednesday, December 6, 2023, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Tornado and Storm Recovery
IDEM advises residents affected by the recent storms and tornadoes to exercise caution when managing debris. Debris can pose a risk to health and safety if not handled properly. IDEM has fact sheets to help Hoosiers safely dispose of tornado or storm debris and other household items, such as cleaning supplies, lawn chemicals and other hazardous substances.
- Emergency Debris Management [PDF]
- Emergency Burning for Disasters [PDF]
- Emergency Asbestos Debris Management [PDF]
- Household Hazardous Waste [PDF]
- Construction Demolition Waste [PDF]