Innovation in Priority Problem Wastes Management

The NSW EPA has released its second round of the Innovation in Priority Problem Wastes Management Grants Program under the $465.7 million NSW Government Waste Less Recycle More initiative (WLRM).

The new grants provide a one off opportunity to fund innovative projects that will increase the recovery of problematic materials in NSW. The new grant funding is summarised below:

Grant & Streams
Eligible Applicants Eligible Materials Eligible Projects Funding Per Applicant Closing Date
Innovation in Priority Problem Wastes Management

Stream 1
Innovative infrastructure projects

Stream 2
Innovative research and development

All organisations (not individuals or sole traders).

Preference will be given to partnerships between industry and research organisations.

Plastic film and other plastics, copper chrome arsenic timber and other treated timbers, tyres and rubber, nappies and incontinence pads, electronic waste, shredder floc and other compelling proposals. Stream 1
New, emerging and ‘first of its kind’ infrastructure such as plant, equipment and processing technology. Preference will be given to projects that have reached a stage of early commercialisation.
Stream 1
$100,000 and $1 million matched funding (cash). Approx. 80% of funding will be allocated to levy-paying areas of NSW. Approx. 20% of funding will be allocated to non-levy paying areas of NSW.
27/6/16
Stream 2
Projects targeted at establishing recycled material markets, through activities such as product design and development, laboratory trials, development of prototypes, field trials and trials or pilots of collection systems.
Stream 2
$20,000 and $200,000 matched funding (cash). Approx. 80% of funding will be allocated to levy-paying areas of NSW. Approx. 20% of funding will be allocated to non-levy paying areas of NSW.

MRA has submitted more than 130 WLRM grant applications to date, winning more than $30m in funding for our clients.

If your organisation 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.