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NSW grants now open: Organics Processing Infrastructure

The NSW EPA announced Round 9 of the Organics Infrastructure: Stream 1 - Processing Infrastructure Grant.

The NSW EPA’s Round 9 “Organics Infrastructure: Stream 1 – Processing Infrastructure” is now open for applications. This stream of the Organics Infrastructure (Large and Small) grants program funds the establishment or upgrading of organics processing facilities.

  • Applications close 5pm Thursday, 21 October 2021

Stream 1 (Round 9)

Eligible applicantsProject RequirementsFunding per Applicant


-Operators of the 5 existing NSW alternative waste treatment facilities
– NSW local councils
– Groups of NSW councils
– Businesses
Only stream 1 – Organics Processing Infrastructure is available this round:
– Reduce food and garden organics waste going to landfill – $3.5 mil
– Organisations impacted by the Mixed Waste Organics Outputs decision – $3.75 mil
– New and enhanced infrastructure to process food, garden or combined food and garden organics from households and/or businesses
– Improve processing capacity for source separated food and garden organics collected from households and commercial and industrial
– $25,000 and up to $2 million
– Up to 50% of detailed design costs and capital costs for equipment

What will be funded?
– Build or expand processing infrastructure for source separated organics, including source separated food, garden or combined food and garden organics from households and businesses
– Upgrade existing alternative waste treatment (AWT) facilities to process source separated food, garden or combined food and garden organics from households and businesses

What will not be funded?
– Already purchased or committed infrastructure/equipment funding is sought for under this program

MRA has submitted more than 290 grant applications to date, winning more than $80m in funding for our clients.

We can provide a one-stop shop to maximise your chances of success and can assist by: 

  • Preparing grant proposals on your behalf;
  • Reviewing grant proposals; 
  • Source equipment providers;
  • Provide costings on infrastructure;
  • Prepare the business case; and 
  • All of the necessary financial feasibility analysis requirements.

If your organisation is interested in any of the above grant programs, please contact Doris McDonald-Seaton on [email protected] or on 0408 384 440 or [email protected] or on (02) 8541 6169.



 

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