Run a litter prevention project

Littering affects everyone. Running a litter prevention project in your community is a great way to help make your neighbourhood and NSW litter-free. The EPA supports people in councils and local community groups to run projects that prevent litter.

Most people want clean, litter-free neighbourhoods. If you would like to tackle litter, team up with a council or local community group to run a great project to prevent litter.

Learn from others

The EPA’s work to prevent littering is based on research into the problem and solutions. Use our data, reports kits and surveys to learn more about littering.

Get your project started: Litter prevention kit

The EPA's litter prevention kit helps people and communities tackle their local litter problem, to keep our environment the way it was meant to be – litter-free.

Find funding for litter prevention

For community groups

If you are part of a community group, you can apply for funding for a litter prevention project through the EPA’s Community litter grants.

For councils

Councils and regional councils groups can apply for funding through the EPA’s Council litter prevention grants.

For cigarette butt litter

A range of stakeholders can apply for grants to tackle cigarette butt litter in local spaces through the EPA’s cigarette butt litter prevention program.

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