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2019

Request for Proposals: Recycling Infrastructure & Economics Study

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management Office of Program Support on behalf of the Recycling Market Development Board (RMDB) is requesting proposals to conduct a state-wide municipal solid waste (MSW) and recycling infrastructure and economic impact study in the State of Indiana. Funding for one project will be awarded on a competitive basis.

Proposals are being accepted through January 10, 2020 until 5:00 PM EST

Details are available on the Recycling Market Development Program page.

America Recycles Day

New Grant Program Announced

IDEM has announced the availability of grant funds to assist communities’ efforts to increase recycling and waste reduction. The Community Recycling Grant Program (CGRP) will fund projects including education and promotion of recycling, waste reduction, organics management, and household hazardous waste collection and disposal.

Solid waste management districts (SWMDs), counties, municipalities, schools, and nonprofit organizations located in Indiana are eligible to apply for funding from the Community Recycling Grant Program. Businesses, commercial operations, and for-profit organizations are not eligible for funding.

Grants start at $500 and go up to $50,000 with a 50 percent match required. The Community Recycling Grant Program is accepting grant proposals from October 1 through December 20, 2019 at 5:00 pm. Details are available on the Community Recycling Grant Program page.

Recycling Market Development Program Grants

The Recycling Market Development Grant is now accepting 2019 proposals. The deadline for submissions is June 21, 2019, at 5:00 PM Eligible candidates may seek a grant starting at $1,000 and up to $250,000, with a 50 percent cash match. Projects should focus on increasing collection or consumption, as well as economic development, education, and outreach efforts related to recycling. The Recycling Market Development Program offers detailed proposal requirements, and can assist with questions about the application process.

2018

America Recycles Day

New Grant Round for the Recycling Market Development Program

Deadline for proposal submissions has been extended to June 22, 2018 by 5:00 PM (EDT)

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management announces the 2018 grant funding round for the Recycling Market Development Program. Eligible candidates may seek a grant starting at $1,000 and up to $500,000, with a 50 percent required match.

Deadline for submissions has been extended to June 22, 2018, by 5:00 p.m. Projects should focus on increasing collection, as well as economic development, education, and outreach efforts.

Detailed proposal requirements are available on the Recycling Market Development Program page.

2017

New Grant Round for the Recycling Market Development Program

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management announces the 2017 grant funding round for the Recycling Market Development Program. Eligible candidates may seek a grant starting at $1,000 and up to $500,000, with a 50 percent required match. Deadline for submissions is May 10, 2017. Projects should focus on increasing collection, as well as economic development, education, and outreach efforts. Detailed proposal requirements are available on the Recycling Market Development Program page.

2016 RMDP Grant Recipients Announced

On January 6, 2017, IDEM announced eight grant funding awards totaling $1 million from the Recycling Market Development Program (RMDP). The funding, along with the 50 percent required match, represents a substantial investment in Indiana’s environment and economy.

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