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Application Deadline Grant deadlines are published in program announcements and are sent directly to the counties.
Notification Date Notices of intent to award are issued approximately one month after submission of acceptable grant applications.
Total to be Distributed Approximately $1,750,000
Recycling Enhancement Act Tax Fund

Purpose of Funding
To prepare, revise and implement district solid waste management plans, including implementation of the State Recycling Plan.

Source of Funding
A $3.00 per ton tax on solid waste accepted for disposal or transfer at in-state facilities. Solid waste being transported out of state, either directly or by railroad, is also subject to the new recycling tax.

Statutory Citation
P.L. 2007, C.311

Who is Eligible
County government only.

Qualifications Required
The DEP must determine that a county is meeting its solid waste management responsibilities.

Grants/Loans Limitations
Annual grants are based on amount of solid waste generated in each county, with no county receiving less than 2% of the available statewide fund.

Application Procedures
Grant application forms, program announcements, application deadlines and program guidelines are sent to the counties annually.

For Information or to Request an NJDEP Application, Contact
Ed Nieliwocki , Contract Administrator.
The Bureau of Planning and Licensing
Mail Code 401-02C
NJDEP-Solid and Hazardous Waste
Bureau of Recycling and Planning
PO Box 420    
Trenton, NJ 08625‑0420
(609)984-4250
ed.nieliwocki@dep.nj.gov

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