Healthy Environment, Healthy Community, Healthy Business

Environment Protection Authority

Environmental Issues

Waste and recycling

Dedicated funding for local councils

Waste Less, Recycle More provides $137.7 million over five years for local government waste and resource recovery to help councils recycle more and reduce illegal dumping and littering. The funding includes:

In addition to this dedicated funding, local councils also have exclusive access to $85.1 million worth of Waste Less, Recycle More contestable grants for community recycling centres, organics collection systems, and tackling illegal dumping and litter.

A further $133 million in contestable grants is available to councils, industry, and community organisations.

More information

Waste and Resource Recovery Branch
Regional Delivery Team
Phone: 1300 361 967

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Page last updated: 14 January 2015