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SOLID WASTE SERVICES GRANTS

PURPOSE OF FUNDING
To prepare, revise and implement district solid waste management plans, including implementation of the Recycling Program.

SOURCE OF FUNDING
Taxes collected on solid waste disposed of in New Jersey landfills.

STATUTORY CITATION
N.J.S.A. 13:1E-1 et seq. (P.L. 1985, c. 38)
N.J.S.A. 13:1E-136 et seq. (P.L. 1987, c. 38)

WHO IS ELIGIBLE
County governments only.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR CONSIDERATION
The DEP must determine that a county is meeting its solid waste management responsibilities.

GRANT LIMITATIONS
Annual grants are based on amount of solid waste generated in each county, with no county receiving less than 2% of the available statewide fund.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Grant application forms, program announcements, application deadlines and program guidelines are sent to the counties annually.

APPLICATION DEADLINE
Grant deadlines are published in program announcements and are sent directly to the counties.

NOTIFICATION DATE
Notices of intent to award are issued approximately one month after submission of acceptable grant applications.

FOR INFORMATION OR TO REQUEST AN NJDEP APPLICATION, CONTACT
Guy J. Watson, Chief
NJDEP-Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste
Bureau of Recycling and Planning
PO Box 414
Trenton, NJ 08625-0414
(609) 984-3438
ed.nieliwocki@dep.state.nj.us

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Department of Environmental Protection
P. O. Box 402
Trenton, NJ 08625-0402

Last Updated: October 19, 2006

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