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State Receiving Federal Funds to Support Recycling

Oct 28, 2022

The U.S. Department of Commerce awarded Michigan a $813,330 grant to boost the NextCycle Michigan initiative. The initiative was launched by the Department of Environment Great Lakes, and Energy in 2021 to connect entrepreneurs, companies, organizations, and communities to technical support, financial resources, and capacity building for recycling, recovery, and reuse initiatives. The grant funding […]

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Deadline Extended for Electronics Recycling Grant Applications

May 11, 2021

The Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy is extending the deadline for applications to receive funding for the Rural Electronics Grant. Applicants can now submit applications through July 2, 2021. $500,000 has been made available for grants that support increased access to electronics recycling in the state. Funding can be used to: support improvements […]

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Communities Selected for Recycling Initiative

May 11, 2021

Communities within Marquette County, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, will receive investments as part of the Every Bottle Backinitiative. American Beverage and the Michigan Soft Drink Association, together with The Recycling Partnership, are working to reduce the industry’s plastic footprint and keep bottles out of nature. The latest investment includes $68,000 to provide free higher-capacity recycling […]

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Recycling and Recovery Program Announced

Apr 23, 2021

The Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) announced a new collaborative effort to spark a ‘recycling and recovery’ economy. NextCycle Michigan is the largest collaborative effort in Michigan’s history of this nature.  The goal is to fund infrastructure investment to promote the development of markets for recycled materials and recycled products. “The NextCycle […]

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Department Awards Funding to Expand Recycling

Dec 04, 2020

The Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy announced a combine total of more than $1.58 million in infrastructure grants awarded to expand recycling in Washtenaw County. The grants are part of the department’s strategy to support recycling infrastructure, improve the quality of recyclable materials, and promote market development using the Renew Michigan Fund. The […]

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EGLE Partners with Communities to Improve Residential Recycling

Jul 31, 2020

More than 100 Michigan Communities are joining state, regional, and national partners to combat recycling contamination and improve capture of high-quality recyclables across the state. Partnering with the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) and The Recycling Partnership (TRP), communities will develop and implement operational and educational strategies to improve the quality of […]

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Detroit to Undertake Recycling Expansion

Jan 10, 2020

As part of a first-ever public-private collaboration, the City of Detroit will start their largest expansion of recycling in the city’s history. The effort, which is funded by the Department Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) and the national nonprofit The Recycling Partnership, with special support from the PepsiCo Foundation, will help build on the […]

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State Recycling Campaign Wins Award

Dec 13, 2019

Michigan’s statewide recycling campaign has been named Recycling Campaign of the Year by Waste Dive, a leading industry news publisher. The state’s first-ever clean recycling initiative, Know It Before You Throw It, launched in June 2019. The campaign is part of the effort to double Michigan’s recycling rate to 30% by 2025 and ultimately reach […]

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