Local Solid Waste Financial Assistance

The Local Solid Waste Financial Assistance program provides funding to local governments for solid and hazardous waste planning and implementation, as well as enforcement of solid waste rules and regulations.

Funding cycle

  • Amount of funding available: $24 million
  • Funding allocated:
  • Grant award limit: Formula based allocation
  • Amount of matching funds required: 25 percent

Applications are currently being accepted.

Start date: May 25, 2021
End date: Jun 22, 2021

We will accept 2021 applications from 8 a.m. May 25, until 5 p.m. June 22.

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Funding is available for the following entities:

Eligible local governments — typically counties, cities, or jurisdictional health departments.

  • Enforce solid waste rules and regulations.
  • Develop and maintain local solid and hazardous waste plans.
  • Implement eligible programs in local solid and hazard waste plans, including:
    • Moderate risk waste
    • Waste reduction and recycling
    • Organics

More information about this funding program