Materials Management Grants

The Division of Solid Waste Management offers grant funding to support sustainable materials management across the state of Tennessee.


  • Convenience Center Grant

    [Soliciting July 5th - October 2nd, 2017] The Convenience Center Grant provides funding to Tennessee counties for upgrading or establishing new convenience centers.

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  • Education and Outreach Grant

    [Soliciting July 5th - October 2nd, 2017] The Education and Outreach Grant enables local governments, non-profit organizations, and educational institutions to provide citizens enhanced education and outreach about recycling and waste diversion.

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  • Hub and Spoke Grant

    The Hub and Spoke Grant funds equipment purchases for partnering local governments in the Tennessee Hub and Spoke Program.

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  • Measurement Grant

    [Soliciting July 5th - October 2nd, 2017] The Measurement Grant enables local governments, private entities, and non-profit organizations to purchase measurement equipment for tracking solid waste, waste reduction, and recycling tonnages.

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  • Organics Management Grant

    The Organics Management Grant enables Tennessee local governments, nonprofit recycling organizations, and private businesses to procure organics waste reduction, recovery, donation,  processing, or composting equipment. 

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  • Recycling Equipment Grant

    [Soliciting July 5th - October 2nd, 2017] The Recycling Equipment Grant enables local governments and non-profit recycling organizations to purchase key pieces of recycling equipment.

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  • Recycling Rebate

    [Soliciting July 5th - October 2nd, 2017] The Recycling Rebates are available for the top five (5) most populous counties (including contained municipalities) in Tennessee.

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  • Tire Environmental Act Program

    The legislation authorizes funds to be used to support projects that offer increased beneficial end markets for scrap tires in Tennessee.

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  • Used Oil Grants

    [Soliciting July 5th - October 2nd, 2017] 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.

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  • Waste Reduction Grants

    The Waste Reduction Grant provides funding to Tennessee local governments and non-profit organizations to establish, expand or upgrade facilities for processing and collection of recyclable materials.

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