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Does Your Project Benefit the Environment? We Might Have $$ to Help!

posted 1/24/2018

Spring is almost here! And with spring comes Earth Day and new environmental projects. Projects that might benefit from Metro Waste Authority’s Mini Grant or Non-Profit Compost Reimbursement programs.  

Mini Grant Program

Metro Waste Authority provides catalyst funding for small to mid-scale projects in Metro Waste Authority’s service area. Grants that qualify for funding must focus on one of the following categories: recycling or composting, pollution prevention, energy efficiency, water quality or cleanup events. >>LEARN MORE

Non-Profit Compost Reimbursement Program

Metro Waste Authority is pleased to offer a discount on our Grow Gold® Compost to nonprofit organizations in our service area. Nonprofits can apply to receive a 50% reimbursement on a purchase of up to 50 cubic yards of compost. A total of 300 cubic yards (maximum) will be distributed at the discounted rate between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018. Project applications must be approved prior to purchase of compost. >>LEARN MORE

Let us Help!

Environmental protection is at the core of our organization – it drives our daily operations, as well as all programs and services we offer. If your project will positively impact our environment then there is a good chance it’s compatible with our grant or compost program.

We get really excited about the great things happening in Central Iowa that positively impact our environment, so let us help with your upcoming project. Your ideas and hard work, along with our help, can make a significant difference – just think of the possibilities!