Organics Infrastructure (Large and Small) Program
Category: Organics Infrastructure Fund
Amounts: Total of $43 million; individual grants: $5000 to $5 million depending on the type of grant project
Eligible bodies: Local councils, business, government institutions, not for profits, and industry, depending on the type of grant project/stream
Contact: 1300 361 967 or email@example.com
Status: Round 3 has closed. Round 4 is scheduled to open in mid 2016.
Managed by: NSW Environmental Trust
The Waste Less, Recycle More Organics Infrastructure (Large and Small) Program provides $43 million over four years to fund infrastructure and equipment to reduce food and garden organics waste going to landfill.
How to apply
Download example application forms and guidelines from the NSW Environmental Trust website.
Documents for Round 4 wil be published once the program is launched.
A separate application form and guideline has been developed for each grant stream, please check that you have the correct documents before completing your application.
Stream 1: Food and Garden Organics Processing
For new and enhanced infrastructure to process food, garden or combined food and garden organics from households and/or businesses. This stream supports organisations processing organics generated by others.
Stream 2: Business Organics Recycling
For food waste avoidance, on-site processing or pre-processing of organics at large businesses, government institutions and not-for-profit organisations such as aged care facilities.
Stream 3: Food Donation
To fund infrastructure to facilitate the collection and redistribution of edible food waste from businesses to people in need.
Watch the How to Apply for a Food Donation grant video:
More information about food donation grants.
Stream 4: Home Composting
Funds ‘small’ infrastructure like compost bins and worm farms to enhance council organics management and home composting programs.
Stream 1 - Seven projects were awarded $7,122,850. View project summaries
Stream 2 - Two projects were awarded $340,267. View project summaries
Stream 3 - Four projects were awarded $186,018. View project summaries
Stream 4 - Seven projects were awarded $385,088. View project summaries
Stream 1 - Eight projects were awarded $13.2 million. View project summaries
Stream 2 - This stream was not open during Round 1.
Stream 3 - Three projects were awarded $1.2 million. View project summaries
Stream 4 - Four projects were awarded $1.2 million. View project summaries
Waste and Resource Recovery Branch
Phone: (02) 9995 6876
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Page last updated: 06 April 2016