St. Louis-Jefferson Solid Waste Management District

The St. Louis region, just like many other areas throughout Missouri, is dedicated to increase recycling and reduce waste.  The St. Louis-Jefferson Solid Waste Management District (SWMD) is one of 20 districts throughout the state created to assist the public, private, individual, and not-for-profit sectors in making these goals possible.  The District includes all communities in the City of St. LouisSt. Louis CountyJefferson County and St. Charles County.  Throughout the region, areas vary from highly urban to extremely rural; requiring a variety of programs and services to meet local needs.

The District provides recycling grants to projects within the region through an annual grant round. Applications are accepted from October to December (exact dates vary).  Around 80 – 90 applications are received and, of those, the District generally awards 50 – 60 projects.

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Ad-Hoc Product Stewardship Institute
Open Educational Call

The St. Louis-Jefferson Solid Waste Management District awarded an educational grant to the Product Stewardship Institute to educate and create awareness of product stewardship as a waste management tool.  Part of this grant includes an ad-hoc Missouri Product Stewardship council to conduct educational activities.  Educational activities include a monthly educational call.  Notes from past calls are available upon request.

The Ad-Hoc Product Stewardship Institute holds Missouri Product Stewardship statewide council educational call 2nd Thursday of each month at 10:00 central time.  The next call is November 14, 2019.  Call-in number:  1-302-202-1110 code 273812

MO PCS Nov Agenda

MO PCS Oct Notes

 

 

 

Success Stories

Check out some of the Success Stories of Grant Recipients!

Grant Programs

A major tool of the District to expand waste reduction and recycling is our Waste Reduction and Recycling Grant Program.

About Us

The St. Louis region, just like many other areas throughout Missouri, is dedicated to increase recycling and reduce waste.

St. Louis-Jefferson Solid Waste Management District

City of St. LouisJefferson CountySt. Louis County and St. Charles County

What We Do

The St. Louis region, just like many other areas throughout Missouri, is dedicated to increase recycling and reduce waste.  The St. Louis-Jefferson Solid Waste Management District (SWMD) is one of 20 districts throughout the state created to assist the public, private, individual, and not-for-profit sectors in making these goals possible. This District includes all communities within the City of St. Louis, St. Louis County, Jefferson County and St. Charles County.  Throughout the region, areas vary from highly urban to extremely rural; requiring a variety of programs and services to meet local needs.

Grant Program

The Waste Reduction and Recycling Grant Program is offered once a year in support of applicable programs and services. Applications are accepted from October to December (actual dates vary). Around 80 – 90 applications are received and, of those, the District generally awards 50 – 60 projects.

Mission

Tremendous progress is being achieved throughout the St. Louis region. Along with the significant environmental benefits, the recycling industry accounts for thousands of jobs for our regional economy. The ongoing collaboration between government, businesses and non-profit organizations ensures the best possible levels of service for our communities. By maximizing public-private partnerships, communities are accomplishing much more than each could achieve on its own.

Serving the communities of:

City of St. LouisJefferson CountySt. Louis CountySt. Charles County