Programs supporting development or redevelopment of solid waste systems

There are 13 programs on this page, please scroll down to view complete list.

For complete details on each program, including agency contacts, please see the listing in the printed Inventory of State Programs, Appendix C of the Balanced Growth Strategy on the Inventory Home page or click the program website link in the table.

Program Name and Type of Assistance

Program Link

Special Incentive

Agency

 

Market Development Grant

(Financial Assistance: Grants)

Program Website

SPECIAL INCENTIVE

Dept. of Natural Resources

Provides grant funds to Ohio businesses and non-profit organizations, through their local sponsor (applicant), for costs associated with the development of Ohio markets for recycled or recyclable materials.

 

Community Development Grant

(Financial Assistance: Grants)

Program Website

 

 

Dept. of Natural Resources

Provides grant funds to specifically develop the infrastructure for collection, and processing of materials, and strengthening of recycling markets for end-products.

 

Infectious Waste Management Program

(Regulatory)

Program Website

 

 

Ohio EPA

Addresses the siting, design, environmental monitoring, operation, financial assurance, and closure of treatment facilities, the use of approved treatment technologies, transporter registration and handling requirements, generator registration, infectious waste packaging requirements, and use of shipping papers.

 

Research and Development Grant Program

(Financial Assistance: Grants)

Program Website

 

 

Ohio Water Dev. Authority

Provides grants to local governments and/or State Agencies that are developing new techniques for making improvements to their drinking water treatment, wastewater treatment or storm water treatment systems or eliminating pollution.

 

RCRA Hazardous Waste Closure Program

(Regulatory)

Program Website

 

 

Ohio EPA

Ensures that areas/units (e.g., a surface impoundment, tank, or concrete pad on which drums of hazardous waste were placed) used to manage hazardous waste since 1980 that are no longer to be used for that purpose, and any environmental media potentially affected by the area/unit (e.g. soils, underlying ground water), are cleaned up (i.e.,“closed”) so that the remaining levels of contaminants, if any are still present, are protective of human health and the environment consistent with the future use of the area/unit.

 

RCRA Hazardous Waste Corrective Action Program

(Regulatory)

Program Website

 

 

Ohio EPA

Ensures that hazardous waste facility owner/operators investigate and, if necessary, clean up releases of hazardous waste and hazardous constituents to soil and underlying ground water resulting from past waste management activities at their facilities.

 

State Capital Improvement Program

(Financial Assistance: Grants and Loans)

Program Website

 

 

Ohio Public Works Comm.

Provides grants and low-interest loans for roads, bridges, culverts, wastewater treatment systems, water supply systems, solid waste disposal facilities, storm water and sanitary collection, storage and treatment systems and facilities.

 

Scrap Tire Grant

(Financial Assistance: Grants)

Program Website

SPECIAL INCENTIVE

Dept. of Natural Resources

Provides financial assistance to Ohio’s local governments, businesses, schools, state college or university, and non-profit organizations toconvert manufacturing operations to accept scrap tire material as feedstock, expand tire processing, utilize scrap tire material in civil engineering projects, and/or develop recycling related technology for scrap tire material.

 

Scrap Tire Program

(Regulatory)

Program Website

 

 

 Ohio EPA

Addresses the siting, design, environmental monitoring, operation, financial assurance, closure, and post-closure care of scrap tire facilities.

 

Solid Waste Disposal Program

(Regulatory)

Program Website

 

 

 Ohio EPA

Addresses the siting, design, environmental monitoring, operation, financial assurance, closure, and post-closure care of solid waste facilities.

 

Tire Amnesty Grant Program (Financial Assistance: Grants)

Program Website

 

 

Dept. of Natural Resources

Provides financial assistance to Ohio’s local governments, businesses, schools, state colleges, or public universities, health districts, soil and water conservation districts and non-profit organizations for the following purposes: design a program to promote sustainable scrap tire collection drives, sponsor a drop off effort during a specified period of time, or engage in targeted clean up events.

 

Solid Waste Loan Program

(Financial Assistance: Loans)

Program Website

 

 

Ohio Water Dev. Authority

Provides market rate loans to local governments that are making improvements to their solid waste infrastructure.

 

Underground Injection Control Program

(Regulatory)

Program Website

 

 

Ohio EPA

Regulates the disposal of waste above, into or below underground sources of drinking water via Class I, IV and V injection wells.

 

 

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