In order to be eligible for the RMDZ program, a business must accomplish the following:
The RMDZ loan can fund a maximum of 75% of project costs or up to $2 million.
RMDZ Loan Funds may be used for the following:
Waste prevention projects alter a production process, reducing the amount of feedstock used, waste generated, or packaging required. This may be accomplished by modifying equipment or processes, improving operations and maintenance, or changing materials in manufacturing.
Reuse projects extend the useful life of a product for its originally intended use or a similar purpose by delaying disposal or recycling through repairing, repurposing, washing, or treating a used product.
Projects in this category use a non-hazardous solid waste or recycled material to produce either a recycled-content intermediate feedstock material or a recycled-content finished product (compost; mulch; recycled-content paper, plastic, or glass products, etc.)