Bin Trim

Bin Trim has been designed by the NSW Environment Protection Authority to help small and medium sized businesses quickly identify simple actions they can take to start cutting waste and boost profits.

The free Excel tool will help you measure your business waste and gives you tailored information to reduce, reuse and recycle materials. It is a quick and easy tool that will provide your business with:

  • a profile of your current waste and recycling
  • a tailored Bin Trim plan to reduce, reuse and recycle
  • practical information to help you waste less and save more.

Enter some basic information about your business and Bin Trim will produce an action plan that identifies which materials you could be recycling or reusing.

Check out our Inspiring Stories of businesses that used Bin Trim to cut waste and costs increase recycling.

Download Bin Trim and see how you can save.

Help and Rebates

Need some help to assess your business waste? Have your assessment done for you for free by an EPA-funded Bin Trim Assessor and you could be eligible for a rebate of up to $50,000 to help with the cost of recycling equipment such as compressors, organics processors, shredders, grinders and dehydrators.

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Note: when prompted, select 'enable macros'. Bin Trim is designed for use in MS Excel 2003, 2007 and 2010. Bin Trim is not supported for use in Apple Macintosh versions of Excel.