Grants to USA public, private, and non-profit material recovery facilities for recycling projects. Funding is intended to expand the ability of facilities to process and sort eligible packaging to ensure the widest possible access to recycling in community recycling collection programs. This program focuses on equipment and process investments that establish polypropylene as an automatically MRF-accepted material. Those investments must lead to the inclusion of polypropylene as an accepted material in collection programs supplying the MRF, either as a separate grade or as part of a mixed grade of plastics. The projects must result in the successful ongoing return of polypropylene to manufacturing use.
The principle goal of the Polypropylene Coalition is to increase residential polypropylene packaging recovery in the U.S. The main objectives to achieve this goal are:
Grant funding is available for equipment or process investments that establish permanent and sustainable MRF acceptance of polypropylene packaging. Uses of the funding may include, but are not limited to: