County Seeking Public Project Proposals for Recycling Grant Funds

February 3, 2015, 11:46 AM HST · Updated February 7, 9:36 AM
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recycleBy Maui Now Staff

The County of Maui Department of Environmental Management is seeking public proposals and applications to utilize an estimated $237,000 in recycling grant funds. In complement to the request for grant proposals, a grant application workshop will be held Feb. 6, 2015, at 3 p.m, in Ste. 602 of the One Main Plaza conference room.

Any proposed projects must agree with the goals of DEM, the Solid Waste Division, and the Recycling Section, and focus on landfill diversion in some way. Projects such as recycling education, equipment upgrades, program expansion and the collection or processing of recyclable materials are examples of proposed plans that could qualify for the grant. However, projects are not limited to these options.

To apply, visit www.mauicounty.gov/recycle online or pick up a paper application at the DEM Solid Waste Division, Recycling Section at One Main Plaza, 2200 Main St., Ste. 200, in Wailuku between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

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Completed applications must be delivered or postmarked no later than 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 to:

Department of Environmental Management
Solid Waste Division, Recycling Section
2200 Main Street, Suite 200
Wailuku, Hawai‘i 96796.

Grant applications will be reviewed and applicants will be notified to submit a full DEM Recycling Grant Application if their proposal is selected. Completed DEM applications must be delivered or postmarked no later than 4 p.m. on Monday, Mar. 30, 2015 to the aforementioned address. Be sure to include all necessary documents when submitting an application.

Grant summary application submissions or completed grant applications do not guarantee funding. There may be additional funds available for proposed projects following the first round of approved grant applications that are funded.

To find out if funds are still available, or for more information, contact the Recycling Station at 270-7880. Callers from Lāna‘i contact 1-800-272-0125, ext. 7880, and from Moloka‘i, call 1-800-272-0117, ext. 7880.

 

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