Ohio EPA’s Recycling and Litter Prevention Program (R&LP) provides grant funding to communities and businesses that initiate or expand recycling programs, encourage sustainable practices, and stimulate market development for reusing recyclables and litter prevention efforts. Opportunities for manufacturers include:
Market Development Grant: Helps fund the purchase of equipment to create or expand processing capacity for recyclable materials, including equipment to remanufacture recyclable materials into bulk raw material or finished product. The maximum award is $200,000 and requires a 100% match.
Scrap Tire Grant: Offers funding to create or expand processing and recycling opportunities for scrap tires. Business applicants must have a governmental sponsor. The maximum award is $300,000 and requires a 100% match.
Applications can be submitted from Nov. 4, 2019 through Feb. 7, 2020 — with grants awarded on July 1, 2020. 10/24/2019