The Department of Environmental Protection will accept grant applications for Solid Waste Resource Recovery Demonstration Grants from counties, municipalities and authorities now through April 7.
Priority in selecting successful applicants during this application solicitation will be given to unique and innovative resource recovery projects designed to produce energy or recover materials from waste (except sewage sludge).
The maximum amount of the grant is $100,000 with a 25 percent minimum local share.
Priority in selecting successful applicants during this application solicitation will also be given to unique and innovative resource recovery demonstration projects involving regional cooperative projects that involve more than one county or municipality. Other types of resource recovery projects may also be considered. All projects must be capable of being replicated in other areas of this Commonwealth.
Applicants must provide a business plan and market commitments for energy or materials produced by the demonstration project. Projects should be capable of reaching full scale production within 12 months of notice of a grant award.
Information is available online on the Recycling Grants webpage.