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RFA for Trash-Free Rivers

Friday, March 6, 2015

Request for  Applications (“RFA”) for Trash-Free Rivers

Fostering Green Jobs and Environmental Education Opportunities by Cleaning Up the Anacostia River

The District Department of the Environment (“DDOE”) is seeking eligible entities, as defined below, to submit proposals to monitor and maintain three “Bandalong” trash traps in a local river, provide environmental work experience to District youth (ages 16-25), and educate participants and the public about how trash pollutes District waterbodies.  The successful applicant will implement a maintenance program for two (2) years with DDOE funding to maintain three (3) trash traps in the Anacostia River. 

Obtaining text of the RFA:  The full text of this Request for Applications (RFA), and the three required attachments, are available as links at the bottom of this page.  Additionally, a person may obtain a copy of this RFA by any of the following methods:

Email a request to [email protected]  with “Request copy of RFA 2015-1510-SWMD” in the subject line;

Pick up a copy in person from the DDOE reception desk, located at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002.  Call Matt Robinson at (202) 442-3204 to make an appointment and mention this RFA by name; or

Write DDOE at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002, “Attn: Matt Robinson RE:2015-1510-SWMD” on the outside of the letter.

The deadline for application submissions is 4/6/2015, at 4:30 p.m.  Five hard copies must be submitted to the above address and a complete electronic copy must be e-mailed to [email protected]

RFA Contact: For additional information regarding this RFA, please contact DDOE as instructed in the RFA document, at [email protected].  Should a potential applicant ask a question on a weekend or holiday, that question will be received and responded to within 24 hours or the next business day.