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Central Indiana Waste Diversion Project

Information Session

A recording of the Zoom information session from September 1, 2022 on the Central Indiana Waste Diversion Pilot Project (CIWDPP) funding opportunity is now available. The webinar provides a summary of the CIWDPP, including timeline, requirements, and application guidance.

Background and Timeline

The Central Indiana Waste Diversion Projects (CIWDP) have been renewed for a second round by HEA 1512.

Per Indiana Code 13-20-26 the Central Indiana Waste Diversion Pilot Project (CIWDPP) was established for the purposes of determining the most practical and effective means of diverting recyclable materials from waste streams for commercial reuses.

We anticipate the following timeline for the second round of funding:

  • Project Applications will be accepted beginning June 30, 2024.
  • Applications will be accepted through October 1, 2024.
  • IDEM will provide recommendations to the Recycling Market Development Board before December 1, 2024.
  • The RMDB will make funding decisions at the next board meeting in early 2025.

Note, applicants located in the following counties shall be eligible to receive grants during the second round: Marion, Hamilton, Hancock, Shelby, Johnson, Morgan, Hendricks, and Boone.

General Information

The Recycling Market Development Board (Board) will select candidates based on the applicant’s ability to successfully divert waste and prevent unnecessary final disposal of potentially valuable recyclable materials and to show productive reuse of the diverted waste. ((IC 4-23-5.5-14(i) & (j)).

Interested organizations can review the Application Guidelines [PDF] in its entirety before completing an application and direct any questions to the Recycling Market Development Program Manager.

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