TDEC: Waste Reduction Grant Solicitation Announcement


 Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
Division of Solid Waste Management’s
Materials Management Program

  TDEC is happy to announce the opening solicitation for the 2018 Waste Reduction Grant

(Click here to learn more and apply)

Solicitation Period:
April 9, 2018 thru June 29, 2018

Purpose of Grant:
The purpose of the Waste Reduction Grant is support projects that reduce waste disposed in Class I Municipal Solid Waste Landfills

Projects that direct or increase waste going to Class I Municipal Solid Waste Landfills are ineligible.

Eligible applicants include: Tennessee counties, cites, solid waste authorities and organizations which have been determined to be tax exempt nonprofit recycling organizations by the Internal Revenue Service may apply for grants under T.C.A. §68-211-825. This also includes the Recycling Rebate counties/cities.

Allocated Amount
The Department has allocated $3,000,000 for this offering for FY 2017-2018. No grant shall exceed $200,000 for Tier 1 & 2 applicants or $500,000 for Tier 3 & 4 applicants. A local match of 10 to 50 percent is required based on an economic index that includes factors such as per capita income and property values in the jurisdiction served.

For More Information Contact

General and Administrative Questions:
Loretta Harrington, Grant Program Manager

Technical Questions:
Seth McCormick, Recovered Materials  Technical Lead