Michigan Legislative Consultants

Recycling Grants Awarded

May 19, 2017

This week, the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) announced the municipalities awarded grant by the DEQ to boost their recycling education and infrastructure projects.  The $500,000 in grants support Governor Rick Snyder’s 2014 Residential Recycling Plan of Action by increasing access to recycling, improving recycling processing capacity, and promoting recycling education in Michigan.  Funding for […]

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Funding Available for Local Recycling Projects

Jan 27, 2017

Local communities and organizations can apply for funding from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, to be used to improve recycling programs.  The grants are part of Governor Rick Snyder’s initiative to double the state’s recycling rate as part of his Recycling Imitative first announced in April 2014.  Up to $500,000 is available to Michigan […]

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Client Spotlight: How MLC Helped Goodwill Achieve its Funding Goals

Jan 20, 2016

MLC knows what needs to be done to help its clients achieve their goals. When Goodwill Industries of Detroit came to MLC, they were looking for experts to help guide a proposal to expand a cornerstone, revenue-generating recycling program. Funding for the program from their network was strong but without the trusted connections in Lansing […]

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Department of Environmental Quality Offers Grant for Recycling Carts

Dec 18, 2015

This week, the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) announced a program that would provide funding to local communities for the purchase of residential recycling carts.  The program is part of the initiative put forth by Governor Rick Snyder to double residential recycling rates.  It is believed that switching from recycling bins to carts increases the […]

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Department of Environmental Quality Seeks Public Input

Dec 11, 2015

It was announced this week that the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is welcoming the public to attend and provide comment at the Governor’s Recycling Council’s January 12, 2016 meeting. The meeting will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at the Lansing Community College West Campus.

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