NSW WLRM Resource Recovery Facility Expansion and Enhancement (RRFEE) grants
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 [email protected] or on (02) 8541 6169.
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