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09/03/2008GRANT PROCESS FOR DEVELOPMENT OF RATING AND CERTIFICATION PROGRAM TO INCREASE USE OF RECYCLED MATERIALS IN TRANSPORTATION CONSTRUCTIONMemo
 Description: EPA grant process is evaluated to determine if it: (1) is unique or innovative, (2) has been independently originated and developed by the applicant, (3) was prepared without government supervision, endorsement, direction or direct government involvement, and (4) does not resemble the substance of a pending or contemplated competitive announcement.
 
08/01/2008AVAILABILITY OF GOVERNMENT FUNDING TO CONVERT LANDFILL WASTE INTO BIO-FUELSMemo
 Description: EPA provides limited funding to help solve municipal solid waste generation and management problems. However, authority is limited to funding nonprofit organizations or state, local, and tribal governments. Eligible projects include training, public education, studies, and demonstration programs.
 
06/24/2002CURRENT RECYCLING PROGRAMS AND INITIATIVESMemo
 Description: State and local authorities are primarily responsible for the management of municipal solid waste (MSW). National laws do not allow EPA to establish federal recycling regulations. EPA publishes information, provides technical support, and develops voluntary programs to encourage recycling. Since materials collected for recycling are determined by existing markets, EPA helps to develop new markets and expand existing markets for recovered materials by working with states, local communities, businesses, trade associations, and consumers.
 
01/31/2001FUNDING FOR SCRAP TIRE RECYCLING FACILITIESMemo
 Description: The Municipal Solid Waste Funding Authority provides limited funding to governments or non-profit organizations for programs addressing municipal solid waste generation and management problems. The Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program provides funding to private and non-profit small businesses to conduct research on new technologies, products, and processes. The Small Business Administration (SBA) administers the 504 Certified Development Company Loan Program and the 7(a) Loan Guarantee Program, which provide long-term, fixed asset financing to small businesses.
 
10/01/2000Solid Waste Funding: A Guide to Federal AssistancePublication
 Description: This brochure describes a variety of funding sources for solid waste research and management programs available to state and local governments, the general public, and small businesses. It describes the goals, funding amounts, eligibility, deadlines, and contact information for each grant, cooperative agreement, and loan program. It also lists the waste management contacts in each of EPA's 10 regions.
 
10/01/1999Native American Network (Issue #11) (Fall 1999)Publication
 Description: This issue of the Native American Network features an article on federal agencies uniting to help tribes solve solid waste problems; announces EPA's response to the National Tribal Environmental Council Forum's recommendations; describes the Tribal Solid Waste Advisory Network (TSWAN), formed by ten tribes from the Pacific Northwest, to collectively explore innovative waste management; and addresses preparations for the fifth National Tribal Conference on Environmental Management, plans to enhance the role of states and tribes in the Superfund Program, the Native American Issues Panel held by EPA at the National Department of Defense Task Force Meeting, the inaugural summer internship program by the American Indian Science and Engineering Society and EPA, the development of a RCRA Subtitle C social siting brochure, the buying recycled satellite forum, and the CERCLA training session held at the Haskell Indian Nations University. This issue also includes new resources.
 
09/28/1999FUNDING FOR RECYCLED INK SYSTEMMemo
 Description: EPA’s municipal solid waste funding authority is limited to non-profit organizations and state, local, and tribal governments. Private businesses are eligible for the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program. Under the SBIR program, funding is provided to private and non-profit small businesses to conduct research on new technologies, products, and processes. SBA also administers two federal financing programs which provide long-term, fixed asset financing for small businesses.
 
08/17/1999ADMINISTRATION POLICIES ON RECYCLING MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTEMemo
 Description: President Clinton supports recycling through programs such as the federal procurement program (Executive Order 13101), including the appointment of a Federal Environmental Executive (FEE), and the White House recycling program. EPA’s recycling efforts include the WasteWi$e program, Jobs Through Recycling, and cooperation with government and industry groups and associations.
 
07/20/1999COMPOSTING AND RECYCLING OF MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTEMemo
 Description: EPA encourages recycling, including composting, of municipal solid waste through programs and initiatives including the Municipal Solid Waste Assistance Program and Jobs Through Recycling. States may have additional programs.
 
09/01/1998Grant Resources for Solid Waste Activities in Indian CountryPublication
 Description: This document serves as a resource tool to assist tribes, Alaskan native villages, and community and nonprofit organizations in identifying financial assistance opportunities for their solid waste management programs. It provides general information on developing effective grant proposals and describes potential funding sources for solid waste activities, including both federal and private sources for grants. The document also provides purpose, eligibility, types of support, uses and use restrictions, financial information, sample of previous awards, deadline, application information, criteria for selecting proposals, assistance considerations, post assistance requirements, information contacts, and related programs for each grant source. Also included are sample forms, a glossary, and a list of EPA regional tribal coordinators.
 
03/01/1998Reusable News (Winter 1998)Publication
 Description: This issue of Reusable News contains articles about the benefits of recycling, the 12 new products in the CPG, as well as a discussion of the use of the new document, Measuring Recycling: A Guide for State and Local Governments. It contains a look at what each region is doing in the waste prevention arena. The brochure also explains how the Agency has eased the grant application process. Information is included about new documents, a new WasteWi$e program, and information about a recycling investment forum.
 
04/23/1994RESPONSE TO REQUEST FOR OPPORTUNITY TO MARKET WONDERFILLMemo
 Description: EPA does not provide direct financial assistance or grants to start businesses or market products. Trade associations, state programs for recovered material products, and the Small Business Innovation Research (ISBR) program of the SBA may be of assistance.
 
12/10/19931994 JOBS THROUGH RECYCLING INITIATIVEMemo
 Description: Discusses the Jobs Through Recycling Initiative and EPA's plans to provide grants to Solid Waste Recycling and Reuse Business Assistance Centers (RBACs) and Recycling Economic Development Advocates (REDAs).
 
03/03/1993EPA’S MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND THE SBA’S POLLUTION CONTROL LOAN PROGRAMMemo
 Description: EPA‘s Municipal Solid Waste Assistance program (Subtitle D) provides limited funding and grants to help solve solid waste problems at the local, Regional, and national levels. Funding is restricted to nonprofit organizations. The Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Pollution Control Loans program may assist in building pollution control facilities.
 
03/02/1990MEDICAL WASTE PROJECT-SPECIFIC GRANT PROPOSALSMemo
 Description: List of state medical waste project-specific grant proposals (list of grants by state) (SEE ALSO: 60 FR 33912; 6/29/95).
 
08/01/1988SOURCE REDUCTION AND RECYCLING TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE GRANTS FOR STATESQuestion & Answer
 Description: Explains the Source Reduction and Recycling Technical Assistance Grants (available in 1988) and RITTA (RCRA Integrated Training and Technical Assistance Initiative).
 
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