Technical Assistance and Funding Resources
Having support and resources to grow your local program will help ensure its success and sustainability.
Request NMRC technical assistance by contacting Juliana Ciano.
NMRC is working to bring diversion efforts to rural communities
As part of a USDA Rural Utilities Service grant, NMRC will work to bring sustainable materials management practices to rural communities with populations of 10,000 or less. The grant period is from October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020 and will focus on establishing reuse centers, hosting "Fix-It' repair clinics, creating zero waste toolkits and leading backyard composting trainings. To learn more click HERE and to find out if your community is eligible for assistance, click HERE.
Tools a Community Can Use to Increase Recycling
Check out all the great resources NMRC has developed on our Resources webpage to assist community recycling programs!
Supporting Policy Tools
Find links to policy-related topics below.
Funding for Recycling Resources
The 2014 NM Recycling and Solid Waste Conference held sessions dedicated to this topic. There are recycling grants, construction loan programs, capital outlay requests, a local environmental gross receipts tax (GRT) and a general local GRT that can be used to fund projects.
- Recycling and Illegal Dumping Grants
- "Funding Recycling", 2014 Conference Presentations
- NM Construction Programs Bureau Loan Program
- Keep New Mexico Beautiful Grants
- NM Clean & Beautiful Grants
- Keep America Beautiful Grants