The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) announced its Recycling Infrastructure Grant Program’s Request for Proposals (RFP) and Small Community Education Grants.
Michigan Recycling Infrastructure Grants
A minimum of $3.3 million will be available as matching grants that support Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s climate priorities by supplementing efforts to grow the statewide recycling rate, ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion, and increase access to recycling.
Michigan Recycling Infrastructure Grants specifically target projects that:
- Increase collection and processing capacity of recyclable materials or food waste.
- Increase access to recycling or food waste composting infrastructure.
- Increase participation rates in recycling or food waste composting programs.
Eligible applicants include non-profit organizations, tribal governments, school districts, universities/colleges, local health departments, regional planning agencies, cities, villages, townships, charter townships, counties, municipal solid waste authorities, and resource recovery authorities located in Michigan. The deadline for Recycling Infrastructure Grant is
May 19, 2023.
View the RFP and for questions, contact:
- Tracy Purrenhage, Recycling Specialist, at [email protected]
- Jeff Krcmarik, Recycling Specialist, at [email protected] 269-615-2912.
Michigan Small Community Education Grants
This opportunity specifically provides access to recycling education resources for small communities with fewer than 10,000 households. Eligible applicants for Michigan Small Community Education Grants are nonprofit organizations, tribal governments, regional planning agencies, cities, villages, townships, charter townships, counties, municipal solid waste authorities, or resource recovery authorities located in Michigan serving fewer than 10,000 households with a curbside and/or drop-off recycling program.
Grants will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis until allotted funds are disbursed. There is NO match requirement for this grant.
For additional information, please visit RecyclingPartnership.org/MI-EGLE.