Bin Trim rebates for SME recyclers

The NSW EPA has released new opportunities for Bin Trim Rebates under the $465.7 million NSW Government Waste Less Recycle More initiative (WLRM).

The rebates provide a new opportunity to SME recyclers (collectors and processors) to deliver new or enhanced services to their small and medium businesses clients.

The rebate funding is summarised below:

Grant Eligible applicants Requirements Eligible equipment Funding per applicant Closing date
Bin Trim Rebates Recyclers with less than 200 FTE employees Will provide new services for SME clients or enhance current SME services to divert additional waste from landfill. Balers, bins, bin equipment, compactors, composters, shredders and other equipment on a case-by-case basis. $50,000 per site to fund up to 50% of the cost of equipment.
Available each financial year (15/16 – 16/17) to a maximum value of $250,000 across 5 sites.
30 June 2017

Businesses can apply for a rebate through an authorised Bin Trim Assessor. As a Grantee of the Bin Trim program, MRA has a team of assessors operating across NSW who can facilitate this process.

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

If your business is interested in the above Rebates program, 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.