Illinois Recycling Grants Program (IRGP)

  • Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO)
  • 500 E Monroe,
  • Springfield, IL 62701
  • Phone: 217-785-6174
  • Fax:
  • TDD: 800-785-6055
  • Email:
  • Website:

Purpose of the Program

These grants help local governments, not-for-profit organizations, and private entities initiate or expand recycling collection and/or processing efforts in Illinois.

Who is Eligible

Any Illinois governmental organization, for-profit or not-for-profit business or organizations that collect or process recyclable commodities.  Projects must occur in the state of Illinois.

Application Process

Availability of Funds

How Funds are to be used

Project related capital expenditures such as collection containers, collection processing or handling equipment, and site improvements.

Types of Assistance

Grants, Referral,

Year Program was established