Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation: Grants for the Purchase of Recycling Equipment for Fiscal Year 2017

Grants for the Purchase of Recycling Equipment for Fiscal Year 2017 Application 

Purpose of the Grant

The Recycling Equipment Grant supports the implementation of 2015-2025 Solid Waste and Materials Management Plan objectives (www.tennessee.gov/environment/topic/sw-2015-2025-solid-waste-and-materials-management-plan). It is the Department’s intent with this grant to support efforts of local governments toward achieving their waste reduction and recycling goals. Successful proposals will demonstrate how the requested equipment will improve operating efficiencies or:

Deadline to Submit
The Grant Application (with an original signature), Recycling Equipment Grant Worksheet Attachment 1, and Technical Narrative Attachment 2 shall be submitted to and received by the Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Solid Waste Management on or before Monday, October 3, 2016 4:30 p.m. CDT. Applications received after 4:30 p.m. CDT on October 3, 2016 will be returned to the applicant without review.

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
Division of Solid Waste Management
Materials Management Program
William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower
312 Rosa L. Parks Ave, 14th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243

Electronic applications submitted in a .pdf format to Loretta.Harrington@tn.gov or saved to a USB Drive and mailed to the address above are encouraged.

GRANT TIMELINE
The anticipated timeline for this grant offering is as follows:
July 1, 2016: Request for applications announced
October 3, 2016: Deadline for application submittal, start processing applications
October 28, 2016 Rate, recommend and prepare contracts for grant awards
January 1, 2017: Announce awards and prepare grant contacts
January 15, 2017: Send grant offer to successful applicants

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