The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) is announcing its Recycling Infrastructure Grant Request for Proposal (RFP).

EGLE is offering $6 million in matching grants to support Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s climate priorities.  The RFP supplements efforts to grow the statewide recycling rate; ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion; and increase access to recycling across Michigan.

Michigan Recycling Infrastructure Grants specifically target projects that:

  • Increase access to recycling infrastructure while building diversity, equity, and inclusion across Michigan.
  • Increase collection and processing capacity of recyclable materials.
  • Increase participation rate in existing recycling programs.

Eligible Applicants

Eligible applicants include non-profit organizations, tribal governments, school districts, universities/colleges, local health departments, regional planning agencies, cities, villages, townships, charter townships, counties, municipal solid waste authorities, and resource recovery authorities located in Michigan.

RFP Deadline

The deadline for the Recycling Infrastructure Grant RFP is May 17, 2024.

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