DEP Grant Opportunity for Municipal Recycling Program Performance  

The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is accepting applications for recycling performance grants under Section 904 of the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act of 1988. This application period is for eligible materials recycled and marketed in calendar year 2021.  

Grant funds will be awarded to municipalities based on the weight of source-separated recyclable materials recovered by municipal recycling programs and the population of the municipality as determined by the most recent decennial census. The application deadline is December 30, 2022. 

For more information on eligible materials, supporting documentation, and application instructions, visit the grant announcement page in the Pennsylvania Bulletin or DEP’s Recycling Performance Grants Questions and Answers page.

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