The purpose of this grant cycle is to assist local governments and not-for-profit agencies in expanding, improving and implementing waste reduction programs in North Carolina including recycling education ideas and school recycling programs if coordinated with help from the local solid waste office. The Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance administers the Community Waste Reduction and Recycling Grants through the Solid Waste Management Trust Fund.
The Request for Proposals can be found here. DPPEA is seeking proposals for the funding of equipment and other items that help initiate or expand waste reduction programs within the state. Applicants should carefully read this entire RFP prior to submitting a proposal. Proposals must be received by DPPEA by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 15, 2008. Please address any questions to Jim Hickman at (919) 715-6528 or firstname.lastname@example.org.