For the first time ever, the Montgomery County Solid Waste District will offer $200,000 in grant funding to promote recycling at local businesses.The district is now accepting applications for the 2014 Business Recycling Incentive Grant Program. The deadline to apply is April 25, 2014.
“I’m proud of our business leaders,” said Dan Foley, president of the Montgomery County Board of County Commissioners. “They’re an innovative group and they understand that recycling offers a good return on investment. These grants will provide them an extra incentive to do even more.”
The Business Recycling Incentive Grant funds are available on a competitive basis to all Montgomery County businesses. A total of $200,000 in funding will be available for the program, including $125,000 to fund capital equipment purchases and $75,000 for new recycling service contracts.
Funding can be used for any of the following projects:
capital equipment purchases to initiate or expand recycling;
new or expanded contracts for on-site recycling service;
equipment, materials, and software purchases to increase or expand operations for recycling processors.
Interested applicants must attend a mandatory briefing session at 9 a.m. on March 26, 2014. The session will be held at 2550 Sandridge Dr., Dayton, Ohio 45439. Awards winners will be announced in June 2014. For an application, visit www.mcswd.org or call (937) 225-4999.
About the Montgomery County Solid Waste District
The Montgomery County Solid Waste District is an innovative collaboration between all of the jurisdictions in Montgomery County, who came together to manage solid waste and recycling for their citizens in a responsible and environmentally-sound manner. The District members include: Butler Township, City of Brookville, City of Centerville, City of Clayton, City of Dayton, City of Englewood, City of Huber Heights, City of Kettering, City of Miamisburg, City of Moraine, City of Oakwood, City of Riverside, City of Trotwood, City of Union, City of Vandalia, City of West Carrolton, Clay Township, German Township, Harrison Township,
Jackson Township, Jefferson Township, Miami Township, Perry Township, Village ofFarmersville, Village of Germantown, Village of New Lebanon, Village of Phillipsburg andWashington Township.