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Recycling Grants for Colleges, Universities

The Collegiate Recycling Grant Program is funded by a fee on motor oil collected at the wholesale level. This grant program is available to South Carolina public and private colleges and universities.

  • Cycle: Annual, as funding is available
  • Eligible Applicants: Any public or private college, university or technical college
  • Funding Available: See below.

Applicants may request up to $2,500 for travel to recycling/recycling-related workshops, conferences or certification programs. Applicants may also submit an application for up to $7,500 for either food recovery programs or twin the bin for arenas/special events programs.  Grant awards will not exceed $10,000 per public or private college/university.
The Office of Solid Waste Reduction and Recycling is now accepting grant applications for the FY17 Collegiate Recycling Grant Program until 5:00 p.m., Friday, September 23, 2016.

To request an application, please e-mail