Quick and easy access to recreational privileges in Iowa, including hunting, fishing, and specialty licenses:
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Buy your Hunting and Fishing license online today! We offer multi-year packages and combos for whatever you need to stay licensed.
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Make your online reservation for state park cabins, camping sites and lodges.
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The Solid Waste Alternatives Program (SWAP) works to reduce the amount of solid waste generated and landfilled in Iowa. Through a competitive process, financial assistance is available for a variety of projects, including source reduction, recycling and education.
The program provides financial assistance in the form of forgivable loans, zero interest loans, and 3 percent interest loans. A 25% minimum cash match is required. Projects are selected through a quarterly competitive process. Emphasis for selected projects is placed on tonnage avoided or reduced, sustainability and ability to replicate.
Any unit of local government, public or private group or individual is eligible to apply for program funds.
Funds can be used for such items as:
Extra consideration is given to applications addressing large or hard-to-manage targeted waste streams. Click on the link below for the current SWAP targeted waste streams.
** Not currently accepting new funding proposal requests. **
Due to continued increasing interest and participation in the DNR’s Solid Waste Alternatives Program (SWAP), coupled with decreased available funding, the DNR will not currently accept new funding proposal requests.
Visit the SWAP online database to search for information on past projects funded through SWAP. Follow the link and click “Search Projects” to get started!