This program is now open to applications. Applications close 3pm Thursday, 29 August 2019.
The $57 million Organics Infrastructure (Large and Small) Grants Program has five streams:
- Organics Processing Infrastructure
- Business Organics Recycling
- Food Donation
- Product Quality
- Transfer Stations (this page)
The Organics Infrastructure (Large and Small) Grants Program is funded by the Environmental Trust an delivered through a partnership between the Environmental Trust and the NSW Environment Protection Authority.
The Transfer Stations stream aims to improve source separated food or food and garden recovery by supporting the development of new or upgraded transfer stations in the metropolitan waste levy paying area.
Grants of between $10,000 and $500,000 are available to cover up to 50% of a project’s capital costs.
Business case advisory service
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) offers a business case advisory service to help you with completion of some of the application documents. Thisservice is free.
Your business case is a key component of your application and highlights the feasibility of your proposed infrastructure project. You don’t have to use the advisory service, but we encourage you to do so.
To apply you must submit a Business case advisory service application (download from the Guidelines and application forms section below) to the EPA.
Who can apply?
The following organisations are eligible to apply:
- businesses that currently collect or process food or food and garden organics
- NSW councils in the metropolitan waste levy area
- groups of NSW councils in the metropolitan waste levy area
- other local-government controlled organisations (or organisations deemed to have the same local government function).
When can applications be made?
This program is currently open to applications.