Recycling Grant Applications Being Accepted

January 28, 2016, 7:42 AM HST · Updated January 28, 7:42 AM
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The County of Maui Department of Environmental Management is seeking grant proposals from the public for DEM Recycling Grant funds for Fiscal Year 2017. An estimated $239,500 will be available, subject to County Council appropriations.

Projects must be consistent with the goals of DEM, the Environmental Protection & Sustainability Division and the Recycling Section and focus on landfill diversion. Potential projects may include, but are not limited to recycling education, equipment upgrades, program expansion and the collection or processing of materials.

Applications are now available online; paper copies may be picked up between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. from the Department of Environmental Management, Environmental Protection & Sustainability Division, Recycling Section, located at 2145 Wells St., Ste. 103, in Wailuku.

Completed grant summary applications must be delivered or postmarked by 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, to the Department of Environmental Management, Environmental Protection & Sustainability Division, Recycling Section, 2145 Wells St., Ste. 103, Wailuku, HI 96793.

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Summaries will be reviewed and applicants notified if they have been selected to submit a full DEM Recycling Grant Application; submittal of the grant summary application or the complete grant application does not guarantee funding.

A recommended grant application information session will be held Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, at 3 p.m. at 2145 Wells St., Ste. 103, in Wailuku. If applicants cannot attend the session but would like to discuss the grant process, call the Recycling Section at 270-7880.

Completed, full DEM recycling grant applications must be delivered or postmarked by 4 p.m. on Monday, March 28, 2016, to the Department of Environmental Management, Environmental Protection & Sustainability Division, Recycling Section, 2145 Wells St., Ste. 103, Wailuku, HI 96793. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all required documents are complete when submitted.

After the first round of grant applications are funded, there may be additional grant applications accepted in fiscal year 2017, subject to annual County Council approval.

To learn if additional funds are available, contact the Recycling Section at 270-7880.

From Lāna‘i, call 1-800-272-0125; request ext. 7880. From Moloka‘i, call 1-800-272-0117, ext. 7880.

 

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