Combatting Illegal Dumping: Clean-up and Prevention Program

The NSW EPA is seeking expressions of interest for a third round of the Illegal Dumping Clean-up and Prevention Program under the $465.7 million NSW Government Waste Less Recycle More program (WLRM).

The new grants provide a one off opportunity to NSW local councils and public land managers to combat illegal dumping. The new grant funding is summarised below:

Grant Stream Eligible Applicants Grant Requirements Funding Per Applicant Closing Date
Combatting Illegal Dumping: Clean-up and Prevention Program 1. Clean-up and Prevention
  • NSW local councils
  • Public land managers
  • Implement prevention measures
  • Provide baseline data
  • Incorporate use of EPA RID online database
$50-150k to fund up to 100% of project costs 18th March 2016
2. Establishing Baseline Data
  • NSW local councils
  • Public land managers
  • Data collection for 1 year
  • Include entire jurisdiction
  • Incorporate use of EPA RID online database
Up to $20k to fund up to 100% of project costs
3. Community Partnerships Community groups in partnership with local councils
  • Project located on publicly managed land
  • Clean-up of illegally dumped waste
  • Implement prevention measures
  • Incorporate use of EPA RID online database
Up to $50k to fund up to 100% of project costs

MRA has submitted more than 100 WLRM grant applications to date, winning more than $27m in funding for our clients.

If your facility is interested in any of the above grant programs, please contact us at info@mraconsulting.com.au or on (02) 8541 6169.

MRA can provide a one-stop shop to maximise your chances of success.