|2017 Grant Recipients
|Avenue of Life
||Mattress Recycling Capacity
||Funding supports one baler, two staff members, four spinning tables and four rotary shears for deconstruction of mattresses for recycling.
|Composting and Organics Association of Missouri
||Funds for a composting workshop featuring two speakers.
|Folk Alliance International
||Funds will support staffing, signage, and recycling and composting bags for annual conference at the Westin Hotel in Kansas City.
|The City of Grandview
||Grandview Recycling Drop-off
||Funding for a recycling trailer for city events and staffing for management and education.
|Independence Avenue Community Improvement District
||Independence Avenue CID Solid Waste Management
||Funds will support purchase of 20 outdoor recycling containers, education, and bags for recycling on Independence Avenue in Kansas City.
|The Kansas City Chiefs
||Chiefs Dual Recycling Project
||Funds for dual containers to collect compostables and recyclables from fans.
|Mid-America Regional Council
||Recycle More Advertising
||Funding supports marketing the Recycle More education campaign.
||Recycling and Food Waste Diversion in Schools
||Funding supports food waste composting and education for 10 new schools, and continuation of support for existing programs at eight schools. Grantee will create an online guide to lunch room composting, and an e-newsletter.
||Business Recycling & Waste Diversion
||Support for one-on-one consultations with a minimum of 15 businesses. Emphasis on multi-family dwellings.
|The Rehabilitation Institute
||Funding will support two scanners, one laptop with software, and one staff member to support online sale of reused books.
||Industrial Waste Diversion & Creative Reuse
||Funds will support signage, web development, start up supplies, mileage, and internet and phone for newly opened creative reuse store.
|Total Approved Open Call Grant Projects