A new funding opportunity to assist counties and other units of local government in implementing their solid waste planning obligations under the Illinois Solid Waste Planning and Recycling Act (SWPRA) was announced by IEPA Director John J. Kim on May 2, 2022. A Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) can be found on the Illinois EPA website.
Each county or unit of local government is eligible for $5,000 in funding.
Details and information, including eligible projects, required forms and information, are available via the following link (IEPA News Release May 2, 2022).
Applications for the County Solid Waste Planning Grants will be accepted from May 2 through June 2, 2022.