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ADEQ announces E-Waste Grants Funding

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (ADEQ) - The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality is making grants available through its Electronic Waste Grants Program for 2014.

ADEQ expects to make $200,000 available for the e-waste grants, which facilitate and support the proper management of electronic waste. The following entities in Arkansas are eligible to apply for funding under this program: private industries; schools, colleges or universities; cities or counties; regional solid waste management boards; non-profit organizations or associations; state or local government entities and the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality.

Last year ADEQ awarded nine grants totaling $250,000.

Applications can be submitted between July 15 and Sept. 1. Awards will be announced on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Guidelines and applications will be on ADEQ's website starting July 15 at www.adeq.state.ar.us.