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PSA: Recycling Grant Applications Are Due!

The US EPA has opened the application process for new, long-awaited recycling grants.

Recycling Grant Applications are due January 16, 2023. Optional Notices of Intent to Apply are due December 15, 2022.

Applications are open for the Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling grant and the Recycling Education and Outreach grant.

The first round will disburse $100 million to states, municipalities, and other entities; $40 million for political subdivisions; $30 million for states and territories; and $30 million for recycling education and outreach.

The EPA is hosting informational sessions in November, December, and January. You can sign up to attend these sessions here.

Please contact LaBella’s Director of Waste & Recycling Jenny Johnson if you have any questions or need further assistance.

About the Author
Jenny Johnson
Vice President, Director of Waste & Recycling

Since 1998, Jenny has provided solid waste consulting services to facilities in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, New York, and Maryland. She provides technical oversight to solid waste projects, is responsible for client and regulator relations, and has developed project management tools used by staff to ensure regulatory deadlines are met. Jenny supports LaBella’s technical staff and programs with training, technical standards, standard operating guidelines, quality control, and health and safety policies. Her experience includes landfill permitting and compliance, negotiations with regulators, groundwater remediation, odor management, landfill gas collection and control systems, and stormwater management. Additionally, Jenny has served on several Regulatory Advisory Panels for amendments to Solid Waste Management Regulations and Stormwater Regulations and has testified at the General Assembly on legislative bills concerning solid waste.