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Environmental Issues

Waste and resource recovery

Waste grants

Grants under the Waste Less, Recycle More initiative

Over five years, $465.7 million in grants will be awarded to local governments, businesses, industry and the community to stimulate new investment and transform waste and recycling in NSW. Programs funded under this initiative will be delivered by the EPA and the NSW Environmental Trust.

Grant programs

Grant programs under the Waste Less, Recycle More initiative include:

Grants open

Applications are now open for Round 2 of the Major Resource Recovery Infrastructure Program.

Applications forms and guidelines are available from the Environmental Trust.

Applications are now open for Round 2 of the Local Government Organics Collection Systems Grants and will close on 23 October 2014.

Application forms and guidelines are available from the Environmental Trust.

Applications are open for Round 2 of the Community Recycling Centres program and will close on 29 September 2014.

Application forms and guidelines are available from the Environmental Trust.

Applications are now open for the Shredder Floc Management Program and will close on 7 October 2014.

Application forms and guidelines are available from the Environmental Trust.

For information about other grant program timeframes, download an indicative timeline for the rollout of grants (PDF, 327KB) under the Waste Less, Recycle More initiative.

Grants awarded

Waste and recycling infrastructure

Under Round 1, the Environmental Trust has awarded nine grants totalling $5.20 million.

Organics infrastructure

Under Round 1, the Environmental Trust has awarded 21 grants totalling $6.52 million.

Under Round 1, the Environmental Trust has awarded 10 grants, totalling $356,797 million.

Household problem wastes

Under Round 1 for local councils, the Environmental Trust has awarded 36 grants totalling $4.58 million.

Business Recycling

Under Round 1 of the Bin Trim Business Grants, the EPA has awarded 27 grants totalling $4.76 million.

Under Round 1 of the Industrial Ecology Network Grants, the EPA has awarded 6 grants, totalling $1.62 million.

Illegal Dumping

The EPA has awarded $781,000 to 24 local government areas.

Under Round 1, the EPA has awarded 15 grants totalling $1.56 million for clean-up and prevention projects.

The EPA has awarded 8 grants totalling $96,000 to combat illegal dumping on charities.

Litter

Under Round 1, the EPA has awarded $402,000 to 14 projects.

Under Round 2, the EPA allocated $2,297,999 for 31 projects.

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Page last updated: 19 September 2014