Remanufacture NSW

Round 2 program snapshot

Category: Waste and Recycling Infrastructure.

Amounts: $13.5 million total funding package across two streams.

Stream 1 – Infrastructure: Individual grants of $100,000 to $3 million
Stream 2 – Trials: Individual grants of $50,000 to $1 million 

Grants under both streams can cover up to 50% of eligible project costs. 

Note: Some regional and remote councils may be eligible to have more than 50% of eligible project costs covered by the grant. Please contact the EPA to find out if you are eligible for Special Consideration.

Eligible bodies: Councils, industry, business, state government entities, not-for profit organisations, research institutions (Stream 2 only).

Contact: Email or phone (02) 9995 6179 or (02) 9995 6920.

Status: Open. In response to the 2022 flooding events and potential impacts on applicants, the NSW Government has extended the closing date of this grant to 5pm, Friday 1 April 2022. This is a 3 week extension to the original closing date of 11 March 2022.

Managed by: NSW Environmental Trust in partnership with the NSW EPA.


Remanufacture NSW Round 2 supports organisations to respond to the regulation of the export of plastic, tyres and paper and cardboard under the Recycling and Waste Reduction Act 2020.

Remanufacture NSW aims to maximise recycling and reuse activities for regulated materials, contributing to meeting the Australian and NSW Government’s resource recovery targets, while keeping resources within the circular economy.

Remanufacture NSW is jointly funded by the Australian Government’s Recycling Modernisation Fund and the NSW Government’s Waste Less, Recycle More initiative. The grant program is delivered by the NSW Environmental Trust in partnership with the NSW EPA.

How to apply for grants

Guidelines and application forms for Round 2 of Remanufacture NSW can be viewed on NSW Environmental Trust website.

Information session

An information session about Round 2 of Remanufacture NSW was held online at 11am on Wednesday 2 February 2022. A recording of the webinar is available.

Completing your cost-benefit analysis and financial analysis

Before completing the financial and economic analysis, we strongly recommend applicants view the tutorial and accompanying checklist (PDF 140KB). They have been prepared to help applicants understand the key differences between the models, and how to successfully complete the forms.

Previous grant recipients

Round 1 of Remanufacture NSW awarded $21.5 million of funding to 19 projects, across the two streams.

Round 1 projects can be viewed on the NSW Environmental Trust website.

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