Sustainable Materials Management Grant Program

Grant funds available to help municipalities and regional waste authorities initiate and scale up Unit-Based Pricing and/ or food scraps collection programs, pursuant to Public Acts, Spec. Sess., June 2021, No. 21-2, § 308. Grant amounts vary based on scope and expected outcome of the project.  Projects are selected by DEEP in alignment with goals of the Comprehensive Materials Management Strategy and the CT Coalition for Sustainable Materials Management


Application Submission

Download the Phase 2 Application


Application Deadline

Phase 2 application accepted from eligible applicants that were invited to move to Phase 2. Open January 25, 2022 – May 9, 2022. Applications reviewed and awarded on a first-come first-served basis for as long as funds are available.  DEEP reserves the right to extend the deadline and/or consider late applications.


Associated Documents and Websites

Municipal and Regional Grants and Technical Assistance

Comprehensive Materials Management Strategy

CT Coalition for Sustainable Materials Management



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