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NSW DPIE grants for resource recovery projects

Date: 14-Apr-20
Author: Liam Taylor

One of the programs is 'Circulate', which supports projects that will recover materials that would otherwise be sent to landfill, and to instead use them as feedstock for other commercial, industrial or construction processes.

One of the programs is 'Circulate', which supports projects that will recover materials that would otherwise be sent to landfill, and to instead use them as feedstock for other commercial, industrial or construction processes.

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) is offering grants for waste diversion and industrial ecology projects. Read on for further details on eligibility and how to apply.

Civil construction market program - applications close 15 April 2020

The NSW Department of Planning Industry and Environment is offering grants of up to $250,000 for projects that divert waste from landfill through reuse of materials in NSW civil construction projects. The program supports the use of Construction and Demolition waste and post-consumer recyclate from material recovery facilities (MRFs), such as glass, plastic and paper in civil construction projects.

The final application intake closes 5pm 15 April 2020. For more information visit the Civil Construction Market Program website or email infrastructure@epa.nsw.gov.au.

Circulate industrial ecology grants now open for applications

Applications are now open for Round 3 Intake 7 of Circulate, the NSW Government’s industrial ecology grant program.

Grants of up to $150,000 are available to businesses, not for profit organisations, product stewardship groups, industry bodies and government organisations for projects that apply industrial ecology principles resulting in the diversion of commercial and industrial (C&I) waste, construction and demolition (C&D) waste and materials affected by the China National Sword Policy from landfill.

Applications under Round 3 Intake 7 are open from 30 March until 1 May 2020.

Visit the DPIE website for Guidelines for applicants, application forms, and further information. Interested applicants can contact DPIE by email at industrial.ecology@epa.nsw.gov.au or phone the Environment Line on 131 555.

 


Liam                                              Taylor

Author: Liam Taylor

Prior to joining Planet Ark Liam spent his time studying global environmental issues, travelling Southeast Asia on the cheap and working for a sustainable property management company in Bali, Indonesia. Joining the communications team at Planet Ark, he hopes to inspire positive environmental behaviour through effective and positive messaging.
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