Clean Sweep Grant Applications Now Available

Applications for 2025 Clean Sweep grants are now available for the collection and disposal of agricultural waste and farm chemicals, household hazardous waste, and unwanted prescription drugs.

Counties, cities, towns, villages, Tribal nations, regional planning commissions, sewerage districts, municipal law enforcement, public health departments, and combinations of the aforementioned entities are eligible to apply. However, only counties are eligible for agricultural pesticide grants.

Interested applicants will find a link to the 2025 grant application materials on DATCP’s Clean Sweep webpage at

Clean Sweep also offers an online application for grants through the Clean Sweep SharePoint site. Instructions and supporting information are available at the webpage linked above. If you are interested in the online application, you are encouraged to set up an account now and then return to the online application later for completion.

The Wisconsin Log-on Management System (WILMS) is used to access the Clean Sweep SharePoint site. For more information, follow the instructions in the guidance document that is available on the webpage linked above. There are instructions for new users and returning users. If you are a returning user, please use the username and password you set up last year. If you forgot your username and password, the instructions also contain information on how to recover those.

Completed applications are due by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2024. Grant funding will be announced on or before August 1, 2024.

You can submit completed applications via the online SharePoint system, email, or postal mail. Mailed applications must be postmarked by the deadline.

Reminder for Clean Sweep grant recipients

Beginning with 2021 Clean Sweep grant final reports, recipients must provide itemized invoices or receipts for all expenses ​listed on expense reimbursement forms (except salaries, continue to use the Labor Worksheet for any salary expenses). 

New for 2025

The new grant maximums for the 2025 Clean Sweep program have been changed from previous years maximums.  Beginning in 2025, the Household Hazardous Waste program will be allocated $775,000, Agriculture is allocated $175,000, and the Unwanted Prescription Drug collection is allocated $50,000.  Additionally, the requests maximums for single municipalities in the Household Hazardous Waste program have increased and are as follows: 

  Proposed Maximum Requests
Permanent $25,000.00
Continuous $22,000.00
Temporary $20,000.00

If you have any questions, please contact Dan Way by email at or by phone at either (608) 224-4545 or (608) 292-0615.