The purpose of the committee is to make recommendations on applications for financial assistance for projects and programs leading to best practices for source reduction, reuse methods, recycling, composting, hazardous materials disposal, and /or related education. The grant review committee comprised of three citizen community representatives from the DMASWA Planning Area shall review applications for more than $500. The Agency Administrator and Education and Communication Coordinator shall provide support to the committee.
The grant review committee shall review applications by area and population served, quality of project partnerships, long-term effect on waste minimization, reduction in toxicity of waste, increased reuse and recycling, reduction of waste materials landfilled, projected participation rate in project, presented project education and outreach plan, data collection, evaluation process and past performance of applicant. If needed, the grant review committee may request additional information from applicants.