MassDEP Recycling IQ Kit

If your community is dealing with recycling contamination challenges, the Recycling IQ Kit might be for you.

MassDEP Recycling IQ Kit

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How to get

Links to everything you need to begin using the Recycling IQ Kit - and to apply for funding and technical assistance from MassDEP - are provided in Step 2 below.

Next steps

  1. About the Recycling IQ Kit

    Contamination of the recycling stream is a growing problem. The Recycling IQ Kit was developed to provide cities and towns with steps, tools and resources to help Improve the Quality of local recycling programs. The Kit includes:

    • Guidance for engaging with your materials recycling facility (MRF) and hauler,
    • Instructions and tools for targeting messages,
    • Tools for tracking and reporting results,
    • Customizable artwork for education and outreach, and
    • Resources for direct feedback at curbside or drop-off.

    The Recycling IQ Kit is open source and available for any city or town to use at any time.

    Funding and technical assistance to help implement the Recycling IQ Kit are available from MassDEP. Follow the link below to learn more.

  2. Everything You Need to Get Started

    What to do Curbside
    Communities
    Drop-Off
    Communities
    Read
    the IQ Kit
    Curbside IQ Kit

    Drop-Off IQ Kit

    Assess Your
    Readiness
    Assessment
    Tool

    Assessment
    Tool

    Create
    Outreach &
    Education
    Materials

    Customizable
    Artwork

    Artwork Editing
    Instructions

    Customizable
    Artwork

    Artwork Editing
    Instructions

    Get Funding &
    Technical
    Assistance

    Guidance

    Apply

    Guidance

    Apply

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