It is with great excitement that we announce grant funding for FY23 for counties and municipalities across the State who continue to strive for better conditions for their citizens, related to recycling and waste needs. TDEC is dedicated to assisting the State to improve recycling and reduce waste being deposited into landfills.
The Materials Management Program has recently awarded the following:
- 12 Recycling Equipment Grants
- 10 Used Automotive Fluid Recycling Grants
- Nine (9) Recycling Rebates
- Eight (8) Convenience Center Grants
- Two (2) Household Hazardous Waste Grants
The following grant(s) will be available for application tentatively on February 15, 2023, and will close on March 31, 2023, at 4:30pm CST:
- Special Waste Plans, Technical Assistance
A grant for technical assistance providers who can successfully assist entities or regions in need of drafting regional solid waste plans as they are required by the statute.
- Special Project, Waste Characterization Study
A special project grant that supports a study to analyze the composition of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW), Construction and Demolition Debris (C&D), and Recycled
Materials in a designated area to research and aid in planning efforts for improving waste diversion.
If your region, county, or municipality is interested in these upcoming opportunities, please contact your local technical assistance providers to begin discussions. Please note, the dates referenced above are not established but are possible dates of application. Please continue to access the Grants Management System (GMS) online portal for the most updated information.
Unofficial draft manuals are available on request. Be aware that these manuals are subject to edit or update until the date of the application becoming open for submission in the GMS portal.
Our deepest appreciation goes out to all of our organizations, regions, counties, and municipalities for their dedication to the preservation of our environment and the beauty of our State. We look forward to continuing to accomplish the goals of waste reduction and increased recycling across Tennessee.
This Page Last Updated: February 1, 2023 at 11:09 AM