MassDEP Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Municipal Grants offer funding for recycling, composting/organics, reuse, source reduction, policy development and enforcement activities that will increase diversion of municipal solid waste and household hazardous waste from disposal. MassDEP accepts applications between early April and mid June annually.
Applicants can receive up to 80 hours of recycling/solid waste or Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT) planning assistance from a MassDEP Municipal Assistance Coordinator (MAC). MassDEP accepts applications three times per year: winter, summer and fall.
This program is intended to help Massachusetts recycling processors and manufacturers create sustainable markets for eligible materials.
A matrix of grant, loan and assistance programs available to renewable energy developers who are proposing organics processing projects.
Administered by BDC Capital and funded by MassDEP this fund provides loans of between $50,000 and $500,000 to help Massachusetts businesses active in obtain the capital they need for recycling-related activities.