Up to $10M is available for projects that accelerate and stimulate investment in waste & recycling infrastructure and increase resource recover.
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The Major Resource Recovery Infrastructure Program is designed to fund major resource recovery facilities in levy paying areas of NSW and which primarily process materials from these areas.
The Major Resource Recovery Infrastructure (MRRI) program is part of the NSW EPA’s Waste Less Recycle More initiative. It is a three year, $43.1 million grants project aimed to accelerate and stimulate investment in waste and recycling infrastructure and increase resource recovery to meet the NSW 2021 recycling targets.
The Major Resource Recovery Infrastructure Program is designed to fund major resource recovery facilities in levy paying areas of NSW and which primarily process materials from these areas. Proposed grants will be considered based on their ability to increase recycling of waste materials from households and businesses in a cost effective manner.
Infrastructure priorities will be considered for:
- recovery of recyclables from sorted and unsorted waste from business and households
- reuse, recycling and reprocessing of recyclable materials from business and households such as plastics, timber, paper, cardboard and consumer packaging
- processing, stabilisation and energy recovery from residual business and household waste
Major Resource Recovery Infrastructure Program funding is available to cover 50 percent of capital costs relating to proposed new resource recovery infrastructure with the following amounts available:
- grants of between $1,000,000 and $5,000,000 are available for infrastructure projects proposed by the private sector and not-for-profit organisations
- grants of between $1,000,000 and $10,000,000 are available for infrastructure projects proposed by councils, regional organisations of councils and other local-government controlled organisations
Applicants who are applying for funding under the Major Resource Recovery Infrastructure grants program can apply to the EPA for support to help prepare your business case. The business case is a key component of your application, and highlights the feasibility of your infrastructure project. To request this assistance, please complete the form below.
Round 2 of the Major Resource Recovery Infrastructure program is now open for applications. Applications close 5.00pm, 2 December 2014. This is the second and potentially final round of this grants program.
A face to face information session will be held on Wednesday, 8 October 2014 in Sydney. Online registration is available.
For those who cannot attend the information session, a webinar will be held Friday, 10 October 2014. To attend, please register online.
It is anticipated this stage will be in February to March 2015.
Writing a good quality grant application is a critical element in the application process. An application needs to be well thought through, written concisely, have clear objectives and purpose, and show clear links to the objectives of the grant guidelines.
The grant application must answer all questions, provide all required information and respond to the merit criteria. It should also reflect your organisation’s business strategy.
Writing a good application takes time and effort, and requires particular writing skills.
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- Major Resource Recovery Infrastructure Program – Guidelines
- Major Resource Recovery Infrastructure Program – Applicaton Form
- Major Resource Recovery Infrastructure Program – Project Plan
- Major Resource Recovery Infrastructure Program – Milestone and Budget
- Major Resource Recovery Infrastructure Program – Business Case Service