Sustainable Materials Recovery program (SMRP)

Agency: Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

Description and Eligible Activities: This grant program provides grantees with funding for waste reduction and waste diversion projects. As the program is funded with revenue from the sale of Waste to Energy Credits (WEC's) the amount of money available for grants will vary.


Eligible Applicants: Massachusetts municipalities and regional authorities

Estimated Application Deadline: June

Average Grant Size: $500 to $150,000

Average # of Grants: 75 to 100

FY 2011 Spending: $1,700,000

Contact: Tina Klein, (617) 292-5704

This information is provided by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Office of Grants and Technical Assistance.