Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Municipal Grants

MassDEP Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Municipal Grants offer funding for recycling, composting/organics, reuse and source reduction 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.

SMRP Municipal In-Kind Technical Assistance Grants

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 between early July and late August annually.

Financial & Technical Assistance for Anaerobic Digestion Projects

A matrix of grant, loan and assistance programs available to renewable energy developers who are proposing organics processing projects.

Recycling Loan Fund

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.