ADVANCING RECYCLING IN TEXAS
Announcing the Regional Solid Waste Grants Program, funded by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and administered by the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG).
The PDF link of the Request For Applications (RFA) provides information on eligible entities, how eligible entities may apply for solid waste diversion funding, eligible project categories, a timeline for these grants, information and dates for private industry reviews, instructions for completing each of the 7 application forms, and links to helpful information on constructing an application.
CAPCOG will be hosting four complimentary grant writing workshops to help you draft an application that meets all the requirements this State Program dictates. Use the link below to the PDF document for dates and links to register for one of these workshops.
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY C.O.B JANUARY 2, 2020.
Applications for the STAR 2020 Bin Grant Program open Jan. 6!
STAR's Bin Grant Program has been revamped! Our program is now sponsored by Busch Systems, whose support enables us to provide four grants to applicants this year. Schools, small businesses, and other entities, such as non-profits, can apply to receive up to $1,800 in brand new Busch Systems bins.
STAR members get a 10-point boost in the scoring, so if you're not a member yet, apply now!
Applications will be accepted through February 29, 2020.
Visit our website Bin Grant Program page for more details and to apply.
Please join the STAR Reuse Council for the 3rd Annual Texas Reuse Tour, this year visiting San Antonio, April 30 - May 1!
What? 2019 STAR Reuse Council tour of San Antonio! Join us for the 3rd Annual Texas Reuse Tour, as we spend 1.5 days visiting local reuse businesses, sharing knowledge and networking among reuse professionals from across the state. For the first Texas Reuse Tour, we checked out awesome businesses and buildings in Houston, and last year we had an amazing time visiting multiple locations involved in reuse in Ft. Worth. This year, we head to San Antonio, home of the Alamo, to scope out the fantastic people and places involved in material reuse!
When? Thursday, April 30 (all day) and Friday, May 1 (half-day)
Who? Professionals in the reuse, circular economy, or zero waste field, students, or any other individuals interested in expanding their reuse knowledge.
Why Attend? Last year we had over 20 professionals from across the state gather in Ft. Worth. Come discover what San Antonio has to offer and what ideas you may be able to bring home!
What's included in registration?
Traveling from Out of Town? We will work with a local hotel to secure a small room block for attendees. Booking details will be provided closer to the event date.
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