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Solid Waste District Grant Programs

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Recycling Incentive Grant for District Members

The incentive grant program for Solid Waste District members will provide funding to District members to enhance, increase and promote:

  • Recycling in the County
  • Waste reduction
  • Litter prevention
  • Composting opportunities
  • End use markets of recycled materials

Eligibility

All District members of the Montgomery County Solid Waste District are eligible to participate in the program. Municipality requirements include:

  1. Abide by the terms of the Montgomery County Solid Waste District Operational Rules adopted February 23, 2010.
  2. Have an established recycling program for residents by means of contracting, subscription or operating their own recycling program.
  3. Submit annual recycling data to the District.
  4. Attend a MANDATORYapplication pre-submission meeting.

Non-profit organizations and public schools (K-12) are eligible through a sponsorship by a solid waste district member.

Download Application Packet

Important Notice: Applicants must submit a letter of endorsement from a district member. District members include all 28 jurisdictions within Montgomery County. The endorsement letter must be obtained from the jurisdiction in which the business applicant is located.

 

Business Recycling Incentive Grant
 
The business recycling incentive grant program will provide funding to enhance, increase and promote recycling, waste reduction, and composting opportunities in Montgomery County.

Eligibility

All businesses located within Montgomery County are eligible to participate in the program. Organization requirements include:

  1. Agree to enter into a grant agreement in the form of a deferred loan to receive assistance in the business incentive grant program.
  2. Submit annual recycling data to the District.
  3. Attend a MANDATORY application pre-submission meeting.

Download Application Packet

 

 Buy-Recycled Grant

The Montgomery County Solid Waste District (MCSWD) established the Buy-Recycled Grant Program for the purchase and promotion of recycled content material and to increase participation in MCSWD community and education programs.

Eligibility

The Buy-Recycled grant funds are available on a competitive basis to all Montgomery County schools and 501(c)3 designated non-profit agencies.  Funding may be used to purchase and promote any type of recycled content material including, but not limited to, paper, plastic, steel, aluminum, tires and glass.

Funding

The total funding dollars available are $50,000. Funding for this project is contingent upon approval of the 20156 budget.  The 2016 budgeting occurs in late fall of 2015.

 Actual awards will vary based upon proposed projects and the total number of applications submitted.  Partial funding of proposals may be offered. Upon award announcement, funding dollars will be available beginning January of 2016. 
  
2015/2016 Buy-Recycled
Grant Program
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