The annual reporting of recycling tonnage is, by statute, July 1st annually. However, to be considered for grant funding, N.J.A.C. 7:26A-15.5 requires applications be submitted by April 30th.
||Second quarter of the fiscal year following application submission.
|Total to be distributed
||Approximately $14,333,000.00 in 2017
Municipal Recycling Tonnage Grants
Purpose of Funding
To support a Municipal recycling program.
Source of Funding
A $3.00 per ton tax on solid waste accepted for disposal or transfer at New Jersey Solid Waste facilities. The MTG receives 60% of the annual balance of the State Recycling Tax Fund.
Who is Eligible
New Jersey municipalities and counties (if they provide, at their own expense, for the collection, processing and marketing of recyclable materials on a regional basis).
Qualifications Required for Consideration
Submission of an annual recycling tonnage report by a Certified Recycling Coordinator (CRC) and other requirements. Consult the applicable MTG Guide.
Limitations are dependent upon annual appropriation and the amount of materials recycled in the municipality, or county, the previous calendar year.
Application procedures are explained in the annual MTG Guide and Instructions at www.nj.gov/dep/dshw/resource/Tonnage/index.htm.
FOR INFORMATION OR TO REQUEST
AN NJDEP APPLICATION, CONTACT
Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste
Bureau of Planning & Licensing
PO Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420