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Solid Waste Recycling Enhancement Act (REA) Higher Education Research Grant Program

Purpose of Funding
This funding opportunity seeks to fund projects that support the objectives of the Recycling Enhancement Act.  Eligible projects cover one or more of recycling demonstration, research or education, including professional training areas.  Proposals may be designed to enhance existing resources, tools, or methodologies or create new resources pursuant to the Recycling Enhancement Act.

Application 2019 Recycling Enhancement Act Grant Application
Application Contact

Fredrik Khayati
NJ Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste
Bureau of Planning and Licensing
PO Box 420 Mail Code 401-02C
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
609-984-4250
fredrik.khayati@dep.nj.gov

Application Deadline

Completed applications must be returned via mail or email to the contact listed above by October 25, 2019

Notification Date Applicants will be notified by January 24, 2020

Source of Funding
State Recycling Fund

Statutory Citation
Recycling Enhancement Act N.J.S.A. 13:1E-96b(5)

Who is Eligible
New Jersey Institutions of Higher Education
(IHEs are encouraged to partner with third-party entities)

Grant Limitations
Approximately $1,000,000 of REA recycling tax funds have been allocated for this funding opportunity.  Awardees and grant amounts will be selected based on the proposal, selection criteria and funds available to the Department.  The Department reserves the right to only award a portion of the allocated funds or apportion funds among the project areas at the Department’s discretion.

Application Procedures
Applicants must complete the “2019 Recycling Enhancement Act Grant Application” which includes completion of the cover sheet and submission of project proposal(s).  Applications must be received by December 13, 2019.  Each application will be reviewed and evaluated based on completeness and submission of the required information.

For More Information or to Request an Application, Contact
Fredrik Khayati
NJ Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste
Bureau of Planning and Licensing
609-984-4250
fredrik.khayati@dep.nj.gov

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