Waste Programs Division: Solid Waste Management: Recycling Funding

NO FUNDS ARE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR RECYCLING GRANTS AND PROJECTS

  • Recycling Research and Development
  • Waste Reduction Assistance
  • Waste Reduction Initiative Through Education Funding
  • Contacts

Waste Reduction Assistance (WRA)

Waste Reduction Assistance program funding is awarded to projects devoted to waste reduction, recycling, and composting. WRA projects may include new recycling collections, household hazardous waste collections, electronics recycling programs, mulching or composting operations, material processing operations and manufacturing facilities that use recycled material as a feedstock. Capital improvements to expand existing programs or these types may also be proposed. Eligible applicants include private companies, non-profit organizations and political jurisdictions of Arizona communities that contribute to the recycling fund through landfill disposal fees. The WRA program Request for Proposals (RFP) will be released around February of each year.

WRA FY 2009 Funding Winners
WRA FY 2008 Funding Winners

Waste Reduction Initiative Through Education Funding (WRITE)

Waste Reduction Initiative Through Education funding is awarded to projects that educate the citizens of Arizona about waste reduction, recycling, composting, and the opportunities they have to participate. Projects may include multi-media campaigns, school curriculum, seminars and workshops, technical assistance, pamphlets and fliers. Eligible applicants include private companies, non-profit organizations, and political jurisdictions that serve communities in Arizona that contribute to the Recycling Fund through landfill disposal fees. The WRITE Funding Request for Proposals (RFP) is released in around February of each year.

WRITE FY 2009 Funding Winners
WRITE FY 2008 Funding Winners

Recycling Research and Development (RR&D)

Recycling Research and Development program funding is awarded to projects that involve research, including feasibility studies, solid waste audits and marketing and/or technology development, such as new equipment or processes. The overall objective of these projects is to increase the proper disposal of solid waste, source reduction, recycling, buying recycled content products, and/or composting. Eligible applicants include private companies, non-profit organizations, and political jurisdictions that serve communities within Arizona that contribute to the recycling fund through landfill disposal fees. The WRA program Request for Proposals (RFP) will be released around February of each year. If you would like further information or would like to be included on the RFP mailing list, contact J.B. Shaw at (602) 771-5613 or, toll free, at (800) 234-5677.

RR&D FY 2009 Funding Winner
RR&D FY 2008 Funding Winner

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