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State Assistance Programs (Grants) for Waste Reduction, Recycling and Household Hazardous Waste Programs

NYSDEC administers state assistance programs for waste reduction, recycling and household hazardous waste (HHW) programs. Funding is provided on a 50% reimbursement rate for eligible costs.

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Programs

Eligibility

The following entities within New York State are eligible to apply for these grants:

  • Counties, Cities, Towns or Villages
  • Local Public Authorities
  • Local Public Benefit Corporations (organizations established by State Law)
  • School Districts, Supervisory Districts & Improvement Districts
  • Native American Tribes or Nations residing in New York State

For the Municipal Landfill Closure Projects, the municipal applicant must own an inactive (or soon to be inactive) solid waste landfill in New York State.

For the Municipal Landfill Gas Management Projects, the eligible applicant must own or operate a permitted non-hazardous solid waste landfill in New York State.

Potential applicants are requested to contact DEC at 518-402-8678 or e-mail before filing a proposal.


More about State Assistance Programs (Grants) for Waste Reduction, Recycling and Household Hazardous Waste Programs:

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    Bureau of Permitting and Planning
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    Albany, NY 12233-7260
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