Grants to Promote Materials Management

HHW Collection Facility Grant

The HHW Collection Facility Grant provides funding for HHW collection operations infrastructure to enhance existing operations, establish temporary collection infrastructure, and establish a HHWCF identified eligible facility.

Recycling Equipment Grant

The Recycling Equipment Grant enables local governments and non-profit recycling organizations to purchase key pieces of recycling equipment.

Recycling Rebate

The Recycling Rebates are available for the top five (5) most populous counties (including contained municipalities) in Tennessee.

Used Oil Grants

The Used Oil Collection Act allows for a two cent fee to be collected against every quart of oil sold in Tennessee, providing grant funding for establishment, maintenance, and upgrades of used oil and automotive fluid collection equipment.

Convenience Center Grant

Applicants can use this grant to cover the cost to build or upgrade convenience centers, but such funds may not be used for regular operation expenses of a recurring nature.

Technical Assistance Grant

The Technical Assistance Grant provides funding to assist technical assistance providers across the state to provide planning assistance, training, implementation guidance, assessments and other needed services to aid the regions in reducing waste going to landfills and moving materials to the best highest use

Organics Management Grants

The Organics Management Grant will provide funding for organic materials in the municipal solid waste stream for reducing organic waste which include; source reduction, wasted food recovery and food donation, diversion or beneficial end-use.

Education & Outreach Grant

The Education and Outreach grant provides funding to help local governments or other entities produce outreach material needed to consistently promote waste reduction and recycling best practices for established solid waste programs. 

Grant Workshops

Workshops will be hosted across the State to announce upcoming grants and review application manuals.