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MUNICIPAL RECYCLING TONNAGE GRANT PROGRAM

PURPOSE OF FUNDING
To provide an incentive to counties and municipalities to increase their recycling activities and reduce their overall percentage of disposal.

SOURCE OF FUNDING
The Recycling Tonnage Grants fund represents 25% of the annual revenues of the "Clean Communities and Recycling Grant Fund."

STATUTORY CITATION
N.J.S.A. 13:1E-96.b.(1).

WHO IS ELIGIBLE
New Jersey municipalities and counties.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR CONSIDERATION
Submission of an annual recycling tonnage report.

GRANT LIMITATIONS
Limitations are dependent upon annual funding amount and the amount of materials recycled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Application procedures are explained in the Annual Recycling Tonnage Report Guidebook of Forms and Instructions.

APPLICATION DEADLINE
The annual reporting of recycling tonnage is, by statute, July 1st annually.  However, to be considered for grant funding, the Bureau of Recycling and Planning requests that applications be submitted by April 30th.

NOTIFICATION DATE
Second quarter of the calendar year following application submission.

FOR INFORMATION OR TO REQUEST AN NJDEP APPLICATION, CONTACT
Joseph Davis
NJDEP- Bureau of Recycling and Planning
PO Box 414
Trenton, NJ 08625-0414
(609) 984-3438
joseph.davis@dep.state.nj.us

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