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$239K Available for 2018 Maui Recycling Grants

January 30, 2017, 3:45 PM HST
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County Recycling facility at UHMC, photo by Wendy Osher.

The County of Maui Department of Environmental Management is soliciting grant applications/proposals from the public for the use of available funds from the DEM Recycling Grant, Fiscal Year 2018.

There are an estimated $239,500 in funds available, which are subject to County Council appropriations.  The deadline to submit initial summary applications is Friday, Feb. 10, 2017.

Projects must be consistent with the goals of DEM, the Environmental Protection & Sustainability Division and the Recycling Section and focus on landfill diversion. Potential projects may include, but are not limited to: recycling education, equipment upgrades, program expansion and the collection or processing of materials.

Applications are now available online at www.mauicounty.gov/recycle; paper copies may be picked up between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. from the Department of Environmental Management, Environmental Protection & Sustainability Division, Recycling Section, 2145 Wells Street, Suite 103, Wailuku, 96793.

Completed Grant Summary Applications must be delivered or postmarked by 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, to the Department of Environmental Management, Environmental Protection & Sustainability Division, Recycling Section, 2145 Wells Street, Suite 103, Wailuku, Hawaii 96793.

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Summaries will be reviewed and applicants will be notified if they have been selected to submit a full DEM Recycling Grant Application; submittal of the grant summary application or the complete grant application does not guarantee funding.

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A recommended grant application information session will be held Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, at 3 p.m. at 2145 Wells Street, Suite 103, Wailuku. If an applicant cannot attend the session but would like to discuss the grant process, please call the Recycling Section at (808) 270-7880.

Complete full DEM recycling grant applications must be delivered or postmarked by 4 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017, to the Department of Environmental Management, Environmental Protection & Sustainability Division, Recycling Section, 2145 Wells Street, Suite 103, Wailuku, Hawaii 96793. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all required documents are complete when submitted.

After the first round of grant applications are funded, there may be additional grant applications accepted in fiscal year 2018, subject to annual Council funding.

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