Category: Business Recycling Program
Amounts: Rebates of between $1000 and $50,000 covering up to 50% of the capital cost of recycling equipment.
Eligibility: Businesses with up to 400 full time equivalent employees, and facility managers and small-scale recyclers responsible for managing the waste of small to medium-sized businesses.
What sort of equipment is eligible?
- Cardboard and plastic balers
- Expanded polystyrene compactors
- Source separation bins
- Other (check with your assessor)
Contact: 131 555 or Bintrim.firstname.lastname@example.org
Status: The Bin Trim rebates program is now on hold until further notice.
Managed by: NSW Environment Protection Authority
To increase workplace recycling, Waste Less, Recycle More provides businesses with rebates covering up to 50% of the cost of small-scale, on-site recycling equipment.
Businesses that saved with a Bin Trim rebate
The Bin Trim rebate enabled Horgans Furniture and homeware wholesaler to purchase a shredder to handle their cardboard waste in-house. Horgans now save 6.1 tonnes of cardboard per year from reaching landfill as well as cost savings for their business.
The Paramount Hotel had its sights set on achieving zero waste to landfill which is a big challenge for a rapidly expanding enterprise. With some good ideas, and a NSW EPA Bin Trim rebate, it’s now Sydney’s first zero waste hotel - and they save thousands of dollars each year.
For this yacht club, on-site worm farming has turned an expensive waste into a valuable resource. A Bin Trim rebate helped the club to purchase a worm farm which now deals with 90% of its food waste and turns it into compost and fertiliser for the club’s extensive grounds and gardens.
Plastic waste was business as usual for Furnware but a Bin Trim assessment helped them find ways to keep it out of landfill. Furnware bought a baler with the help of an $11,500 Bin Trim rebate, saving 50% of the cost as well as ongoing waste management cost savings