N.C. Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing

Grants and Grant Projects

The N.C. Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance (DPPEA) administers the Solid Waste Management Trust Fund, which is used for grants in support of waste reduction efforts. Grants will be available again in Spring 2005.

Community Waste Reduction and Recycling Grants (CWRARGs) are available for local governments in three categories: buy recycled, backyard composting, and general.  Counties, municipalities, councils of governments (COGs), solid waste authorities, and not-for-profit agencies in North Carolina are eligible to apply for funding. State, federal and for-profit entities are not eligible for funding through the CWRAR grant cycle.  Ongoing Swap Shop and Pay-As-You-Throw grants are also available. For more information on the CWRARGs and the Recycling Business Development Grants, or to apply for a grant, please visit our DPPEA's financial assistance page.

2003-2004 Buy Recycled Grant Round
The Town of Hope Mills and the Town of Kernersville both received grants this year for purchasing recycled content products.  When their final report is received we will update you here.  Grants will be available again in Spring 2005.

2000-2001 Buy Recycled Grant Round
Final Reports:  Gaston County | Hendersonville | Land-of-Sky | Town of Hope Mills

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