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Environment Protection Authority

Environmental Issues

Waste and recycling

Local Government Organics Collection Systems

Program snapshot

Category: Organics Infrastructure Fund

Amounts: Total of $16.2 million; individual grants: up to $1.3 million

Eligible bodies: Local councils

Contact: 1300 361 967 or organics.recycling@epa.nsw.gov.au

Status:   Round 4 is now closed.

Managed by: NSW Environmental Trust

Aims

This four-year, $16.22 million program funds new or enhanced local council household kerbside collection services for food and garden organic waste. This includes collection systems for garden organics waste, food waste, or a combination of both.

How to apply

Round 4 is closed.

The Round 4 application form and guidelines are published on the NSW Environmental Trust page.

Past recipients

Round 1 allocated $6.5 million to 21 councils to provide new organics collection services to their residents. View project summaries on the NSW Environmental Trust page.

Round 2 allocated $5.8 million to 10 councils for new organics collection services. View project summaries on the on the NSW Environmental Trust page.

Round 3 allocated $3.5 million to 7 councils to provide new organics collection services to their residents. View project summaries on the NSW Environmental Trust page.

Round 4 allocated $1.6 million to 4 councils to provide new organics collection services to their residents. View project summaries on the NSW Environmental Trust page.

View the NSW Organics Collections services map (PDF 620KB).

Watch the Cooma-Monaro Shire Council Composting Food and Garden Organics video

More information

Waste and Resource Recovery Branch
Organics Unit
Phone: (02) 9995 6876
Email: organics.recycling@epa.nsw.gov.au

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Page last updated: 08 December 2016