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IDEM – Deadline for recycling grant applications is June 21!

Deadline for recycling grant applications is June 21!

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) wants to remind you that the deadline is quickly approaching for Recycling Market Development Program grant applications. Proposals are being accepted now through June 21, 2023, at 4 p.m.

Eligible candidates may seek a grant ranging from $50,000 to $500,000

Public and private businesses, local government, solid waste management districts, and nonprofit organizations located and doing business in Indiana are eligible to submit proposals for funding. Proposals must show a need, an increase in recyclable material collection or consumption, a reduction in municipal solid waste shipped for final disposal, or improved partnerships with communities, including economic impacts and increased public awareness of recycling opportunities through tangible outreach and education efforts.

Projects should demonstrate sustainability and an understanding of the changing economy for recyclers and look at where monies can be used most effectively to increase statewide recycling.  Final funding determinations will be made this fall. To apply, visit For additional information, please contact 800-988-7901 or