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Waste Management Recycle Often, Recycle Right Grant

Keep Texas Beautiful, in partnership with Waste Management, is proud to announce the 2018 Waste Management Recycle Often, Recycle Right (RORR) Grant. Waste Management developed the Recycle Often, Recycle Right recycling education program based on national best practices to increase recycling and decrease contamination. More information can be found at RORR.com.

The RORR Grant will provide affiliate communities with $500 - $1,500 to purchase recycling bins to either start a new recycling program (community, office, or school) or add to an existing recycling program. Affiliates applying for the grant should already have a recycling plan in place, through either an existing recycling program or plans with a waste hauler or local government to implement a new recycling program. Along with grant money to purchase bins, KTB will also provide educational materials through Waste Management’s Recycle Often, Recycle Right campaign, as well as technical assistance in placing bins or educating recyclers.

Grant funds should be used for

  • Purchasing recycling bins to start or increase recycling efforts within the community, at either homes, offices, or schools
  • Funds can be used to help offset a larger purchase of bins
  • Funds can be used for shipping bins to the affiliate community

Grant amount: $500 – $1,500

  • Timeline

    • November 15, 2018 (America Recycles Day): Application opens online
    • December 20, 2018, 5 p.m.: Application due to KTB
    • January 11, 2019: Applicants notified
    • Week of January 14, 2019: Grant monies disbursed
    • May 17, 2019: Bins purchased, received, and placed; educational materials dispersed to bin recipients
    • May 31, 2019: Final progress pictures and report submitted

    Apply to the Waste Management RORR Grant

  • Application Criteria

    • Grant money must be spent and bins purchased and installed by May 17, 2019
    • Grant recipients must document placement of bins through photographs to be submitted with their final report
    • Other sources of funding may be used to complete the project; however, project must be completed
    • Applicants must agree to submit a wrap-up report by the deadline noted (see “Timeline” section)
    • Only fully completed applications submitted by the deadline, by eligible parties, and in compliance with application guidelines, will be considered
    • Use of social media and pictures to promote grant activities is encouraged; grant recipient should use the handles below:
      • Facebook: @keeptxbeautiful, @WasteManagement
      • Twitter: @keeptxbeautiful, @WM_Texoma
      • Instagram: @keeptxbeautiful, @wastemanagement

    Apply to the Waste Management RORR Grant

  • Eligibility

    • Eligible applicants are KTB affiliates who are in Good Standing or above (Gold and Silver Star), or new affiliates within the past 12 months
    • Affiliate community must have a recycling plan in place prior to bins being bought (e.g. an existing recycling program or plans with a waste hauler to implement a new recycling program)

    Apply to the Waste Management RORR Grant

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