The WA Government, through the Waste Authority, supports a range of grants that invest in community-run programs that reduce waste and tackle WA's litter problem. These are funded from the income generated by the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery (WARR) Levy that is charged at landfill sites across WA.
The grants include:
Community and Industry Engagement (CIE) program
This program provides funding for the development and implementation of waste management projects, initiatives
Learn more about the CIE program
Community Grants Scheme
This initiative supports
- establishing composting in community gardens;
- helping regional groups develop recycling services; and
- running courses to educate local residents and improve resource recovery rates in the community.
Learn more about the Community Grants Scheme
This grant program provides up to $500 to each group or individual who participates in the initiative by collecting and separating waste for recycling during litter and weed clean-up activities.
Learn more about the Clean Communities grant program
Waste Wise Schools
A series of grants, from $2,200 to $8,800 (including GST), is available to
Learn more about Waste Wise Schools
KEEP AUSTRALIA BEAUTIFUL COMMUNITY LITTER GRANTS
These grants provide funding for projects that seek to change littering behaviour and work towards a litter-free Western Australia. Contributions of up to $10,000 is available for major initiatives or regional projects, and up to $5,000 for local area projects.
Learn more about Keep Australia Beautiful