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Business Recycling & Waste and Recycling Infrastructure grants are now open

Date: 29-Jan-18
Author: Claire Bell

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Funding is now available for the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) Waste Less Recycle More grants for business recycling and waste and recycling infrastructure programs as follows:


Bin Trim – Round 3

Open: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Closing: Monday 5 March 2018 at 4 pm


The Bin Trim Program offers grants of between $50,000 and $400,000 to fund waste assessors to work with NSW businesses with up to 400 full-time employees. These waste experts undertake assessments, produce tailored action plans, and provide businesses with advice and support to increase their recycling and reduce their waste to landfill. A total of $5 million in funding is available in Round 3. No late applications will be accepted.
Eligible applicants: Waste and recycling service providers, consultants, local councils and groups of councils, industry associations/peak industry bodies, not for profit charitable business enterprises, equipment manufacturers, and partnerships between two or more of these organisations.

For more information, please contact bin.trim@epa.nsw.gov.au

Circulate (Industrial Ecology) – Round 3

Open: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Closing: Ongoing


The Circulate Program offers grants of between $20,000 and $150,000 to fund innovative, commercially-oriented industrial ecology projects that focus on the commercial and industrial (C&I) and construction and demolition (C&D) sectors in NSW. Circulate supports projects that will recover materials that would otherwise be sent to landfill, to be used as feedstock for other commercial, industrial or construction processes. A total of $2.5 million in funding is available in Round 3.
Eligible applicants: Business, not for profit organisations, councils, industry bodies, product stewardship groups.

For more information, please contact industrial.ecology@epa.nsw.gov.au


Civil Construction Market Program - Round 1

Open: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Closing: Ongoing


The Civil Construction Market Program offers grants of up to $150,000 to eligible organisations to promote the use of waste from one civil construction project as a useful input into another. This program aims to reduce the amount of C&D waste being sent to landfill, reduce the amount of C&D material being stockpiled and to promote innovative resource recovery activities in the NSW Civil Construction sector. A total of $2.5 million in funding is available in Round 1.
Eligible applicants: Organisations holding an ABN, this includes local government, consultants, contractors and waste service providers. Your application must be submitted by an employee of the lead organisation applying for the grant.

For more information, please contact infrastructure.grants@epa.nsw.gov.au

The funding is part of the NSW Government’s Waste Less Recycle More initiative which provides $802 million over 8 years to stimulate new investment and transform waste and recycling in NSW.

To learn more or to apply please go to the following links on the EPA website.

Bin Trim – Round 3

Circulate (Industrial Ecology) – Round 3

Civil Construction Market Program - Round 1

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