Toxics & Chemicals Grants & Assistance

Financial and technical assistance available from MassDEP and other organizations.

MassDEP Programs

Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Municipal Grants
Supports local recycling, composting/organics, reuse, source reduction, policy development and enforcement activities that increase diversion and reduce disposal.

SMRP Municipal Technical Assistance Grants
Applicants can receive up to 80 hours of recycling/solid waste planning assistance from a MassDEP Municipal Assistance Coordinator (MAC).

Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) Community Grants
Support for community organization, municipal and small businesses efforts to encourage people to switch from toxic chemicals to safer alternatives or methods.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Pollution Prevention & Toxics
Oversees grant programs that help states and tribes promote pollution prevention through source reduction and resource conservation.

Recycling Loan Fund
Provides loans of up to $500,000 to help Massachusetts businesses obtain the capital they need for recycling-related activities.

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