Recycling Grant Funding for K-12 Schools

Recycling Education Grant Program

The Recycling Education Grant program is available to schools to promote awareness of solid waste issues, including the need to reduce the solid waste we generate, and to recycle whenever we can.

The 2020-2021 Recycling Education Grants application period is now OPEN!

Please download the below application, review the application guidelines and complete. Grant applications will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis through February 26, 2021 or until funds are exhausted. Only one recycling education grant application per school will be accepted.
Completed applications may be emailed to or mailed to the attention of Stefanie Vandiver at:
SC DHEC- Office of Solid Waste Reduction and Recycling, 2600 Bull Street, Columbia, SC 29201.

2020-21 K-12 School Recycling Education Grant Application


If you have questions about the grant application please contact DHEC's Office of Solid Waste Reduction and Recycling via email at or by calling 1-800-768-7348.


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