Remanufacture NSW

Program snapshot

Category: Waste and Recycling Infrastructure.

Amounts: $35 million total funding package across two streams.

Stream 1 – Infrastructure: Individual grants of $100,000 to $5 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. 

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: Round 1 of Remanufacture NSW closed at 3pm Thursday 1 April 2021

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


Remanufacture NSW supports organisations to respond to the regulation of the export of glass, 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.  

Grant recipients

Round 1 of Remanufacture NSW awarded $24.15 million of funding to 22 projects, across the two streams.

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

Future funding opportunity

A further round of Remanufacture NSW open by the end of 2021. Please email to subscribe and receive announcements of future grant funding opportunities.

How to apply for grants

Guidelines and application forms for Round 1 of Remanufacture NSW can be viewed on NSW Environmental Trust website

These documents will provide general guidance on the aims, objectives and requirements of the program. However, some changes to the program will be made before Round 2 is announced, so applicants will be required to download Round 2 Guidelines and Application forms once they become available.

Information session

An information session about Round 1 of Remanufacture NSW was held on 4 February 2021.

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.

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