NYSDEC administers state assistance programs for waste reduction, recycling and household hazardous waste (HHW) programs. Funding is provided on a 50% reimbursement rate for eligible costs.
The following entities within New York State are eligible to apply for these grants:
For the Municipal Landfill Closure Projects, the municipal applicant must own an inactive (or soon to be inactive) solid waste landfill in New York State.
For the Municipal Landfill Gas Management Projects, the eligible applicant must own or operate a permitted non-hazardous solid waste landfill in New York State.
Potential applicants are requested to contact DEC at 518-402-8678 or e-mail before filing a proposal.
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