Recycling and Waste Diversion Grant Cycle FY24

FY24 Grant Cycle

The FY24 Recycling and Waste Diversion (RWD) Grant was announced in October 2023 with a $2 million budget. Applications were accepted between November 1, 2023, and December 31, 2023.

A total of 15 applications were received amounting to $3,652,045 in grant award requests. Each application was reviewed and scored based on overall project purpose and need, implementation plan, metrics, and cost effectiveness.

The following eight grantees were selected for a total of $1,887,998:

Chattooga County

Equipment: Shredder

City of Centerville

Infrastructure: New Recycling Center

City of Griffin

Equipment: Baler

City of Johns Creek

Infrastructure: Glass Recycling Drop-off

City of Thomasville

Equipment: Forklifts, Balers, and Loading Dock

Floyd County

Equipment: Shredder

Georgia Institute of Technology - Office of Sustainability

Equipment: Composting Vessel

Newton County Solid Waste Management Authority

Equipment: Recycling Bins

*Grantees in italics are recommended for award, and their agreements are pending execution.  

The RWD Grant was administered according to the following schedule for FY24:

October 18, 2023 Informational webinar
November 1, 2023 Application period opens
December 31, 2023 Application period closes
January - February 2024 Application review period
March - May 2024 Grant funds awarded

Grant Webinar Presentation Slides - FY 2024

Download this pdf file. FY 2024 RWD Grant Informational Meeting Presentation Slides

FAQs - FY 2024

Download this pdf file. RWD Grant Q&A - November 17, 2023

Applicants may also view the FAQs from FY 2023 by visiting the RWD Grant Cycle FY23 page.