U.S. State Resources for Recycling and Composting

Find your state below to access the following information:

  • State environmental regulatory agencies that may be able to assist with recycling or composting programs.
  • Local environmental organizations.
  • Links to state laws and regulations covering waste diversion.
  • Grant programs for recycling and composting.
  • Other local resources as available

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State Resources for Recycling and Composting

Alabama

State Regulatory Agency:

Alabama Department of Environmental Management
PO Box 301463
Montgomery, AL 36130-1463
(334) 271-7700
[email protected]

Local Environmental Organizations:

Southeast Recycling Development Council
638 Spartanburg Hwy.
Suite 70, #152
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Alabama Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Alabama Environmental Regulations and Laws

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Alabama:

Grant Request Form (PDF)
Alabama Recycling Coalition
Email contact: [email protected]

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Alabama:

Waste/Remediation Forms

Alaska

State Regulatory Agency:

Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation
410 Willoughby, Ste 303
Juneau, AK 99811
(907) 465-5066

Local Environmental Organizations:

Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling
PO Box 200393
Anchorage, AK 99520
(907) 274-3266
[email protected]

Municipal Recycling Programs

Alaska Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Alaska DEC Regulations

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Alaska:

Strategic Funding from the Alaska Conservation Foundation

Arizona

State Regulatory Agency:

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (for businesses)
1110 W. Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007
602-771-2300

Local Environmental Organizations:

Arizona Recycling Coalition
24 West Camelback Road, #A-492
Phoenix, AZ 85013
[email protected]

Arizona Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Arizona Laws and Rules

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Arizona:

Water Quality Improvement Grant Program

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Arizona:

E-Waste Recycling

Arizona State University's Resource Innovation and Solutions Network

Arkansas

State Regulatory Agency:

Arkansas Recycling Branch, Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (for schools)
5301 Northshore Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72118-5317
(501) 682-0744

Local Environmental Organizations:

Arkansas Recycling Coalition
#1 Vista Lane
Hot Springs Village, AR 71909
(866) 290-1429

Southeast Recycling Development Council
638 Spartanburg Hwy.
Suite 70, #152
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Arkansas Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Arkansas Environmental Laws

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Arkansas:

ADEQ Recycling Grant Programs

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Arkansas:

EPA Region 6 Resource Exchange Network for Eliminating Waste

California

State Regulatory Agency:

California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) (for businesses or communities)
1001 I Street
PO Box 4025
Sacramento, CA 95812-4025
(800) 732-9253

Local Environmental Organizations:

Californians Against Waste
921 11th Street, Suite 420
Sacramento, CA, 95814
(916) 443-5422
[email protected]

California Resource Recovery Association
915 L Street, Suite C-216
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 441-2772

Northern California Recycling Association
PO Box 5581
Berkeley, CA 94705-5581

California Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Legal Tools from CalRecycle

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in California:

Grants

Recycling Market Development Zones (RMDZ) - California offers a number of economic incentives to recycling facilities through the RMDZ program. Local administrators run the 39 zones and offer loans, reduced taxes, technical assistance, relaxed building codes, and more to get new facilities off the ground.

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in California:

Composting Tiered Regulatory Placement Table

CRV 101 Recycling Toolkit (PDF)

Colorado

Local Environmental Organizations:

Colorado Association For Recycling
PO Box 901
Fort Collins, CO 80522-0901
720-839-9531

Colorado Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Colorado Solid Waste Regulations

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Colorado:

State Recycling Grants and Rebates

Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity (RREO) Grants
303-691-4955
[email protected]

Waste Tire End User Program, Grants, Funding, and Fees
Brian Gaboriau
303-692-2097
[email protected]

Colorado Association for Recycling Grant Deadlines

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Colorado:

Colorado Commercial Composting Reports and Forms

Connecticut

State Regulatory Agency:

Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
79 Elm Street
Hartford, CT 06106-5127
860-424-3000

Local Environmental Organizations:

Connecticut Recyclers Coalition
PO Box 1185
Waterford, CT 06385
203.496.0997
[email protected]

Northeast Recycling Council
139 Main Street, Suite 401
Brattleboro, VT 05301
(802) 254-3636
[email protected]

Connecticut Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Recycling Laws

Note: Current designated recyclable items include: 1) glass and metal food containers; 2) residential and non-residential high grade white office paper; 3) old newspaper; 4) scrap metal; 5) old corrugated cardboard; 6) waste oil; 7) motor vehicle storage batteries (e.g. lead acid storage batteries); 8) Ni-Cd rechargeable batteries; 9) leaves; 10) grass clippings; 11) HDPE and PETE plastic containers; 12) boxboard; 13) magazines; and 14) colored ledger paper.

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Connecticut:

RecycleCT Grants and Programs

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Connecticut:

Reducing waste: CONNSTEP

Recycling Assistance: NERC

Recycling Business Assistance Guide from NERC

Special Events Recycling and Waste Management

Delaware

State Regulatory Agency:

Delaware Solid Waste Authority
Post Office Box 455
Dover, DE 19903–0455
(302) 739-5361

Local Environmental Organizations:

Northeast Recycling Council
139 Main Street, Suite 401
Brattleboro, VT 05301
(802) 254-3636
[email protected]

Delaware Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Delaware Regulations Governing Solid Waste

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Delaware:

Delaware Recycling Grants and Low-Interest Loans

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Delaware:

Composting Information from Division of Air and Waste Management

DSWA Environmental Education Building
1101 Lambson Lane
New Castle, DE 19720
(800) 404-7080

Recycling Business Assistance Guide from NERC

District of Columbia

Washington, DC Regulatory Agency:

DC Department of Public Works (for businesses or for schools)
2000 14th Street, NW Washington, DC 20009
(202) 673-6833

Local Environmental Organizations:

Go Recycle

District of Columbia Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Solid Waste Management and Recycling Regulations

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in the District of Columbia:

Sustainable DC Innovation Grants

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in the District of Columbia:

Mayor's List of Recyclables and Compostables

Zero Waste DC

District of Columbia Compost Feasibility Study

Florida

State Regulatory Agency:

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (for businesses or for schools)
3900 Commonwealth Boulevard
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3000
(850) 245-2118

Local Environmental Organizations:

Florida Recycling Partnership
730 East Park Ave
Tallahassee, FL 32302
(850) 728-1054

Recycle Florida Today
3101 SW 34th Ave., #905-405
Ocala, FL 34474
(850) 907-1278

Southeast Recycling Development Council
638 Spartanburg Hwy.
Suite 70, #152
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Florida Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Waste Management Rules

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Florida:

Recycling Grants and Loans

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Florida:

Resources from the Florida Organics Recycling Center for Excellence

Georgia

State Regulatory Agency:

Georgia Department of Community Affairs (for schools or for special events)
60 Executive Park South, N.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30329-2231
(404) 679-5279

Local Environmental Organizations:

Georgia Recycling Coalition (for businesses or for communities or for schools)
Attn: Gloria Hardegree
Post Office Box 550667
Atlanta, Georgia 30355
(404) 634-3095
[email protected]

Southeast Recycling Development Council
638 Spartanburg Hwy.
Suite 70, #152
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Georgia Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Laws from the Environmental Protection Division

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Georgia:

Environmental Grants

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Georgia:

Georgia Municipal Association

Georgia Recycling Coalition

Hawaii

State Regulatory Agency:

Hawaii Department of Health, Solid Waste Division (for schools)
919 Ala Moana Boulevard #212
Honolulu, HI 96814
(808) 586-4226

Local Environmental Organizations:

Recycle Hawaii (for businesses or for schools)
P.O. Box 4847
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 969-2012
[email protected]

Maui Recycling Group

Hawaii Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Environmental Policies in Hawaii

Hawaii Environmental Court

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Hawaii:

Hawaii Environmental Education Alliance

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Hawaii:

Hawaii Green Growth

Hawaii Community Foundation

Idaho

State Regulatory Agency:

Idaho Department of Environmental Quality
1410 N. Hilton
Boise, ID 83706
(208) 373-0146
[email protected]

Local Environmental Organizations:

Compost Gold
1911 Incline Way
Meridian, ID 83646
(208) 353-8614
[email protected]

Diamond Street Recycling
5800 W. Diamond Street
Boise, ID 83705
(208) 322-30504
Toll Free: (208) 860-1860
Fax: (208) 322-2992
[email protected]

Second Chance Building Materials Center
1423 W Grove St
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 331-2707
Toll Free: (208) 331-0900
Fax: (208) 331-0904
[email protected]
http://shipinc.org

Idaho Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Idaho Laws for Environmental Quality

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Idaho:

Water Quality Grants and Loans

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Idaho:

Southern Idaho Solid Waste Composting

Curbit

DEQ Recycling Guide

Illinois

State Regulatory Agency:

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (for businesses or for communities)
1021 North Grand Ave. East
PO Box 19276
Springfield, IL 62794-9276
(217) 782-3397

Local Environmental Organizations:

Illinois Recycling Association
PO Box 6957
Villa Park, IL 60181
(708) 358-0050

Illinois Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Illinois Environmental Law and Regulation

Illinois Environmental Statutes

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Illinois:

Illinois Green Grants

DCE Recycling Grants

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Illinois:

Illinois Food Scrap Coalition

Indiana

State Regulatory Agency:

Indiana Department of Environmental Management
Indiana Government Center North
100 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-8603

Local Environmental Organizations:

Indiana Recycling Coalition
708 E. Michigan St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
(317) 632-5915

Indiana Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Indiana Department of Environmental Management

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Indiana:

Indiana Grants

Indiana Department of Environmental Management Funding

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Indiana:

Commercial Food Composting

Indiana Food Scrap Initiative

Indiana Recycling Coalition

Iowa

State Regulatory Agency:

Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Wallace State Office Building
502 East 9th Street, 4th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50319-0034
(515) 725-8200

Local Environmental Organizations:

Iowa Recycling Association
PO Box 10954
Cedar Rapids, IA 52410

Iowa Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Iowa Environmental Law Division

Kansas

State Regulatory Agency:

Kansas Recycles (Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Bureau of Waste Management)
Curtis State Office Building
1000 SW Jackson
Topeka, Kansas 66612
(785) 296-1600

Local Environmental Organizations:

Kansas Organization of Recyclers (for businesses)
212 SW 8th Ave
Topeka, KS 66603
(785) 233-3771

Kansas Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Environmental Remediation Regulations

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Kansas:

Waste Reduction and Public Education Grants

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Kansas:

EPA in Kansas

Kansas DPHE Composting Program

Kentucky

State Regulatory Agencies:

Kentucky Recycling and Local Assistance Division (for communities or for schools)
DEP Division of Waste Management
Recycling and Local Assistance Branch
300 Sower Blvd., 2nd Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-564-6716
[email protected]

Kentucky Division of Waste Management, Recycling

Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection

Local Environmental Organizations:

Kentucky Recyclers Association
334 Beechwood Road, Suite 401
Fort Mitchell, KY 41017

Southeast Recycling Development Council
638 Spartanburg Hwy.
Suite 70, #152
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Kentucky Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Kentucky Statutes and Regulations

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Kentucky:

DEP Grants and Loans

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Kentucky:

EPA in Kentucky

Louisiana

State Regulatory Agency:

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, Recycling
602 N. Fifth Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(866) 896-5337

Local Environmental Organizations:

Louisiana Recyclers Association
2527 South Westport Drive
Port Allen, LA 70767
[email protected]

Southeast Recycling Development Council
638 Spartanburg Hwy.
Suite 70, #152
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Louisiana Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Louisiana DEQ Rules and Regulations

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Louisiana:

Keep Louisiana Beautiful Grant Programs

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Louisiana:

Louisiana DEQ Resources

Maine

State Regulatory Agency:

Maine Department of Environmental Protection
17 State House Station, 28 Tyson Drive
Augusta, ME 04333-0017
(207) 287-7688

Local Environmental Organizations:

Maine Resource Recovery Association
134C Main St.
Newport, ME 04953
(207) 942-6772
[email protected]

Northeast Recycling Council
139 Main Street, Suite 401
Brattleboro, VT 05301
(802) 254-3636
[email protected]

Maine Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Maine Sustainability Laws

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Maine:

Maine DEP Grants and Loans

Environmental Funders Network

Maryland

State Regulatory Agency:

Maryland Department of the Environment
1800 Washington Boulevard, Suite 610
Baltimore, Maryland 21230-1719
(410) 537-3314

Local Environmental Organizations:

Maryland Recycling Network
c/o Mariner Management
PO Box 1640
Columbia, MD 21044
(443) 741-8740
[email protected]

Northeast Recycling Council
139 Main Street, Suite 401
Brattleboro, VT 05301
(802) 254-3636
[email protected]

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Maryland:

Maryland DPE Grants and Financial Assistance

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Maryland:

Recycling Business Assistance Guide from NERC

Source Reduction

Zero Waste Maryland

Massachusetts

State Regulatory Agency:

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)
1 Winter Street
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 292-5500

Local Environmental Organizations:

The Massachusetts Recycling Coalition
31 Milk Street 960871
Boston, MA 02196
(617) 338-0244
[email protected]

Northeast Recycling Council
139 Main Street, Suite 401
Brattleboro, VT 05301
(802) 254-3636
[email protected]

Massachusetts Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Massachusetts Waste and Recycling Laws and Rules

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Massachusetts:

MassDEP Waste and Recycling Grants and Assistance

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Massachusetts:

Composting

Recycling Business Assistance Guide from NERC

Michigan

State Regulatory Agency:

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (for businesses or for communities)
525 West Allegan Street
PO Box 30473
Lansing, MI 48909-7973
(800) 662-9278

Local Environmental Organizations:

Michigan Recycling Coalition (for businesses or for communities)
PO Box 10070
Lansing, MI 48901
(517) 974-3672

Michigan Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Michigan DEQ Laws and Rules

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Michigan:

Michigan DEQ Grants and Funding Opportunities

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Michigan:

Composting Registration Forms

Minnesota

State Regulatory Agency:

Minnesota Pollution Control (for businesses)
520 Lafayette Road N
St. Paul, MN 55155-4194
(651) 296-6300

Local Environmental Organizations:

Recycling Association of Minnesota
2250 Wabash Ave
St. Paul, MN 55114
(651) 641-4589

Minnesota Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Regulations

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Minnesota:

Environmental Assistance Grants

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Grants

Mississippi

State Regulatory Agency:

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (for businesses or for schools)
State Recycling Coordinator
Recycling and Solid Waste Reduction Program
P.O. Box 2261
Jackson, MS 39225
(601) 961-5739

Local Environmental Organizations:

Mississippi Recycling Coalition
PO Box 23294
Jackson, MS 39225
(601) 853-4441
[email protected]

Southeast Recycling Development Council
638 Spartanburg Hwy.
Suite 70, #152
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Mississippi Environmental Laws and Regulations:

MDEQ Regulations

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Mississippi:

Mississippi Recycling Coalition Grants

Missouri

State Regulatory Agency:

Missouri Department of Natural Resources (for communities)
PO Box 176
Jefferson City, MO 65102
573-751-3443

Local Environmental Organizations:

Missouri Recycling Association (for businesses or for communities or for schools)
PO Box 2144
Jefferson City, MO 65102
(573) 491-4255

Missouri Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Laws, Regulations, and Rules in Development

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Missouri:

Missouri Department of Natural Resources Funding Opportunities Portal

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Missouri:

Missouri DNR Compost Resources

Missouri State Recycling Program

Montana

State Regulatory Agency:

Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E 6th Ave
Helena, MT 59601
(406) 444-2544

Local Environmental Organizations:

Recycle Montana (for schools)
PO Box 5191
Missoula MT 59801
(406) 461-9106
[email protected]

Montana Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Laws and Rules

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Montana:

Montana DNRC Grants and Loans

Nebraska

State Regulatory Agency:

Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
1200 "N" Street, Suite 400
P.O. Box 98922
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509
(402) 471-2186

Local Environmental Organizations:

Nebraska Recycling Council (for businesses)
610 J Street
Ste. 300
Lincoln, NE 68508
(402) 436-2384

Nebraska Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Rules and Regulations

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Nebraska:

Equipment Grants

Recycling Grants

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Nebraska:

Nebraska DEQ Solid Waste Information

Nevada

State Regulatory Agency:

Nevada Recycles - Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (for schools or for businesses)
(800) 597-5865

Local Environmental Organizations:

Nevada Conservation League

Nevada Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Statutes

Regulations

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Nevada:

Nevada Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources Grants

New Hampshire

State Regulatory Agency:

New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (for businesses or for communities)
29 Hazen Drive
P.O. Box 95
Concord, NH 03302-0095
(603) 271-3503

Local Environmental Organizations:

Northeast Resource Recovery Association (for schools)
2101 Dover Rd (NH Rt. 4)
Epsom, NH 03234
(800) 223-0150
[email protected]

New Hampshire the Beautiful
2101 Dover Road
Epsom, NH 03234
(603) 736-4401
[email protected]

Northeast Recycling Council
139 Main Street, Suite 401
Brattleboro, VT 05301
(802) 254-3636
[email protected]

New Hampshire Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Rules/Regulatory

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in New Hampshire:

Equipment Grants

New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Grant/Loan Opportunities

New Jersey

State Regulatory Agency:

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (for businesses or for communities)
PO Box 414
Trenton, NJ 08625-0414
(609) 984-3438

Local Environmental Organizations:

Association of New Jersey Recyclers (for schools)
120 Finderne Avenue
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
(908) 722-7575
[email protected]

Northeast Recycling Council
139 Main Street, Suite 401
Brattleboro, VT 05301
(802) 254-3636
[email protected]

New Jersey Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Laws and Rules

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in New Jersey:

NJDEP Grant and Loan Programs

New Mexico

State Regulatory Agency:

New Mexico Environment Department, Solid Waste Bureau
1190 St. Francis Dr.
PO Box 5469
Santa Fe, NM 87502-5469
(505) 827-0197

Local Environmental Organizations:

New Mexico Recycling Coalition
PO Box 24364
Santa Fe, NM 87502
(575) 224-2630

New Mexico Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Water Quality Control Commission Regulations and Standards

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in New Mexico:

Environmental Permits and Licenses

New York

State Regulatory Agency:

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Materials Management
625 Broadway, 9th Floor
Albany, NY 12233-7253
(518) 402-8013

Local Environmental Organizations:

New York State Association for Reduction, Reuse and Recycling
1971 Western Avenue, #1180
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 482-7395
[email protected]

Northeast Recycling Council
139 Main Street, Suite 401
Brattleboro, VT 05301
(802) 254-3636
[email protected]

New York Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Department of Environmental Conservation Regulations

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in New York:

New York State Association for Reduction, Reuse, and Recycling Grants

North Carolina

State Regulatory Agency:

North Carolina Department of Environment & Natural Resources (for businesses or for communities)
217 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
(877) 623-6748

Local Environmental Organizations:

Recycle More NC
1639 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1639
(919) 707-8127

Carolina Recycling Association

Southeast Recycling Development Council
638 Spartanburg Hwy.
Suite 70, #152
Hendersonville, NC 28792

North Carolina Environmental Laws and Regulations:

NC DEQ Rules and Regulations

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in North Carolina:

Grants (for local governments)

Grants (for recycling businesses)

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in North Carolina:

Banned Materials

North Dakota

State Regulatory Agency:

North Dakota Department of Health - Waste Management (for businesses and communities)
Environmental Health Section
918 E. Divide Ave, 4th Floor
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 328-5150

Local Environmental Organizations:

North Dakota Solid Waste and Recycling Association (for schools)
P.O. Box 1071
Bismarck, ND 58502-1071
(701) 330-4391

North Dakota Environmental Laws and Regulations:

North Dakota Environmental Rules, Regulations, and Policies

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in North Dakota:

North Dakota Government Funds

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in North Dakota:

North Dakota Recycling Directory

Ohio

State Regulatory Agency:

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (for businesses)
P.O. Box 1049
Columbus, OH 43216-1049
(614) 644-3469 (Compliance)
(614) 644-2798 (Funding)

Local Environmental Organizations:

Association of Ohio Recyclers
P.O. Box 14737
Columbus, OH 43214-0737

Ohio Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Hazardous Waste Rules

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Ohio:

Ohio Division of Environmental and Financial Assistance

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Ohio:

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Recycling and Composting Resources

Oklahoma

State Regulatory Agency:

Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality
Land Protection Division
PO Box 1677
Oklahoma City, OK 73101-1677
(405) 702-5100

Local Environmental Organizations:

Oklahoma Recycling Association (for schools or for special events)
P.O. Box 521154
Tulsa, OK 74152-1154

Oklahoma Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Oklahoma DEQ Rules, Regulations, and Legal Information

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Oklahoma:

Recycling Grants in Oklahoma

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Oklahoma:

Oklahoma Recycling Association Resources and Tips

Oregon

State Regulatory Agency:

Department of Environmental Quality - Materials Management
700 NE Multnomah Street, Suite 600
Portland, OR 97232-4100
(503) 229-5696

Local Environmental Organizations:

Association of Oregon Recyclers (for businesses or for schools)
PO Box 1264
Tualatin, OR 97062
(503) 233-3056

Oregon Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Oregon's Recycling Laws

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Oregon:

Materials Management Grants Programs

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Oregon:

Oregon DEQ Programs

Oregon DEQ Permits

Pennsylvania

State Regulatory Agency:

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (for businesses)
PO Box 8472
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8472
(800) 346-4242

Local Environmental Organizations:

Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC)
64 S. 14th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center
777 West Harrisburg Pike
Church Hall, Third Floor
Middletown, PA 17057-4898
(717) 948-6660

Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania
908 North 2nd Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102
(717) 441-6049
[email protected]

Northeast Recycling Council
139 Main Street, Suite 401
Brattleboro, VT 05301
(802) 254-3636
[email protected]

Pennsylvania Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Pennsylvania DEP Laws, Regulations, and Guidelines

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Pennsylvania:

Grant and Loan Programs

Rhode Island

State Regulatory Agency:

Department of Environmental Management
235 Promenade Street
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 222-6800

Local Environmental Organizations:

Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation
65 Shun Pike
Johnston, RI 02919-4512
(401) 942-1430

Northeast Recycling Council
139 Main Street, Suite 401
Brattleboro, VT 05301
(802) 254-3636
[email protected]

Rhode Island Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Waste and Recycling Laws

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Rhode Island:

Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation Grant Program

South Carolina

State Regulatory Agency:

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (for businesses or for communities or for schools)
2600 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 898-3432

Local Environmental Organizations:

South Carolina Commerce, Recycling
1201 Main Street, Suite 1600
Columbia, SC 29201-3200
(803) 737-0400

Carolina Recycling Association

Southeast Recycling Development Council
638 Spartanburg Hwy.
Suite 70, #152
Hendersonville, NC 28792

South Carolina Environmental Laws and Regulations:

DHEC Laws, Regulations, and Regulatory Updates

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in South Carolina:

DHEC Grant Funding for Local Governments

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in South Carolina:

Recycling/Waste Disposal Resources

South Dakota

State Regulatory Agency:

South Dakota Department of Environmental & Natural Resources
Joe Foss Building
523 E Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501
(605) 773-5559

Local Environmental Organizations:

South Dakota Solid Waste Management Association
PO Box 89802
Sioux Falls, SD 57109
(605) 216-3256
[email protected]

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in South Dakota:

South Dakota Solid Waste Disposal and Recycling Project Funding

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in South Dakota:

South Dakota DENR Waste Management Program Links

Tennessee

State Regulatory Agency:

Department of Environment & Conservation, Solid Waste Management
312 Rosa L. Parks Ave
Nashville, TN 37243
(888) 891-8332

Local Environmental Organizations:

Tennessee Recycling Coalition
PO Box 23796
Nashville, TN 37202
(423) 854-5459

Southeast Recycling Development Council
638 Spartanburg Hwy.
Suite 70, #152
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Tennessee:

Grants to Promote Materials Management

Tennessee Recycling Coalition Grant Opportunities

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Tennessee:

Commercial, Farm, and Municipality Composting Information

Solid Waste Management Information

Texas

State Regulatory Agency:

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
PO Box 13087
Austin, TX 78711-3087
512-239-1000
[email protected]

Local Environmental Organizations:

State of Texas Alliance for Recycling
PO Box 1317
Austin, TX 78767
(512) 828-6409
[email protected]

Texas Environmental Laws and Regulations:

TCEQ Current Rules and Regulations

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Texas:

Regional Solid Waste Grants Program

Star Bin Grants

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Texas:

TCEQ Forms

Utah

State Regulatory Agency:

Utah Department of Environmental Quality
195 North 1950 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
(801) 536-4400

Local Environmental Organizations:

Recycling Coalition of Utah (for schools)

Utah Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Utah DEQ Environmental Laws and Rules

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Utah:

Utah DEQ Fees, Grants, and Funds

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Utah:

Utah Recycling Alliance Resources

Vermont

State Regulatory Agency:

Agency of Natural Resources
Department of Environmental Conservation
1 National Life Drive, Davis 1
Montpelier, VT 05620-3704

Local Environmental Organizations:

Northeast Recycling Council
139 Main Street, Suite 401
Brattleboro, VT 05301
(802) 254-3636
[email protected]

Vermont Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Universal Recycling Law

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Vermont:

Vermont DEC Summary of Grant and Loan Programs

Virginia

State Regulatory Agency:

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Recycling
PO Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
(804) 698-4000

Local Environmental Organizations:

Virginia Recycling Association (for schools)
PO Box 85
Ivy, VA 22945
(804) 302-4231

Southeast Recycling Development Council
638 Spartanburg Hwy.
Suite 70, #152
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Virginia Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Virginia DEQ Regulations

Virginia DEQ Laws

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Virginia:

Virginia DEQ Grant Programs

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Virginia:

Virginia Waste Management and Pollution Prevention (PDF)

Washington

State Regulatory Agency:

Washington Department of Ecology (for special events)
300 Desmond Drive SE
Lacey, WA 98503
(360) 407-6000

Local Environmental Organizations:

Washington Organic Recycling Council
5727 Baker Way NW Suite 200
Gig Harbor, WA 98332
(877) 460-5880
[email protected]

Washington Refuse & Recycling Association
4160 6th Ave SE, Ste. 205
Lacey, WA 98503
(360) 943-8859
[email protected]

Washington State Recycling Association
545 Andover Park West, Suite 209
Tukwila, Washington 98188
(206) 244-0311
[email protected]

Washington Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Laws and Rules

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Washington:

WRRA Member Scholarship

State Grants

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Washington:

Washington State Organics Contamination Reduction Workgroup Report and Toolkit

Compost Facility Operator Training (from Washington Organics Recycling Council)

West Virginia

State Regulatory Agency:

West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
601 57th Street SE
Charleston, WV 25304
(304) 926-0440

Local Environmental Organizations:

Recycling Coalition of West Virginia (for schools)
P.O. Box 40113
Charleston, WV 25364
(304) 926-0448

West Virginia Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Regulations

Rules and Laws

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in West Virginia:

West Virginia DEP Recycling and Litter Grant Programs

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in West Virginia:

West Virginia Solid Waste Management Board Resources

Wisconsin

State Regulatory Agency:

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (for businesses or special events or schools)
101 S. Webster Street
PO Box 7921
Madison, WI 53707-7921
(888) 936-7463

Local Environmental Organizations:

Associated Recyclers of Wisconsin
1100 Main Street, Ste 120
PO Box 54
Stevens Point, WI 54481
(715) 347-5979

Wisconsin Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Wisconsin Waste Reduction and Recycling Law

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Wisconsin:

Basic Recycling Grant

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Wisconsin:

Recycle More Wisconsin Resources

Wyoming

State Regulatory Agency:

Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
200 West 17th St
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-7937

Local Environmental Organizations:

Wyoming Solid Waste & Recycling Association

Wyoming Environmental Laws and Regulations:

Rules and Regulations

Grant Opportunities and Green Initiatives in Wyoming:

Wyoming DEQ Grant Resources

Other Resources for Recycling and Composting in Wyoming:

WSWRA Workshops

Recycling Directories

EPA for Wyoming

Compliance Resources

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