The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality accepts applications for the Electronic Waste Grants Program annually.
The grants facilitate and support the proper management of electronic waste.
Eligible projects fall into three categories:
Category One: Collection, Transportation, or Processing
Market research, development, and implementation of the most efficient means of collecting, transporting, and processing scrap electronic equipment.
Category Two: Local or Statewide Recycling and Demanufacturing
Establish statewide, regional or local contracts for computer and electronics recycling and demanufacturing businesses.
Category Three: Innovative Recycling, Donation, Demanufacturing, or Disposal
Other innovative measures, subject to approval of the Department, that implement and promote the recycling, donation, demanufacturing or disposal options for computers and electronic equipment.
The following entities in Arkansas are eligible to apply for funding under this program: Private industries; schools, colleges or universities; cities or counties; regional solid waste management boards; non-profit organizations or associations; state or local government entities and the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality.
Awards will be announced on or before December 31.
The application period is July 1 to September 1, annually