By MRA Consulting Group
The NSW EPA has released its third round of Resource Recovery Facility Expansion and Enhancement (RRFEE) grants under the $337 million NSW Government Waste Less Recycle More initiative (WLRM).
The new grants, open to councils, not-for-profits, NGOs, groups of councils and the private sector, offer funding to deliver improvements to existing licensed recycling facilities in levy-paying areas of NSW, with the aim of increasing diversion from landfill. The new grant funding is summarised below:
|Eligible applicants||Project requirements||Funding per applicant||Closing date|
|Councils, not-for-profits, NGOs, groups of councils and the private sector||Expansions or enhancements to existing licensed facilities
What will be funded?
What will not be funded?
|$100,000 to $1,000,000, 50% of capital costs
|5pm Wednesday 20 December 2017|
*Including paper, glass, metals, tyres, rubber, wood/timber including engineered timbers, copper chrome arsenate (CCA) treated timber and other treated timbers, plastics, cardboard and consumer packaging, e-waste, plasterboard and other C&D wastes (excluding asbestos and contaminated waste).
MRA has submitted more than 150 successful WLRM grant applications to date, winning more than $40M in funding for our clients.
MRA can provide a one-stop shop to maximise your chances of success. If your Council is interested in any of the above grant programs, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or on (02) 8541 6169.
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