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WASM Litter Prevention Stream 3 Grants - INTAKE 3

ClosedGrant Opened: 15th of February 2024 Closed: 5th of April 2024 - 12:00 am Value: Up to $450,000 Run By: NSW Environment Protection Authority Further Information: https://www.nsw.gov.au/grants-and-funding/wasm-litter-prevention-stream-3-grants-intake-3

The objectives for each initiative funded through this Litter Prevention Grants Program are:

  • contribute to the new NSW litter reduction targets: 60% reduction in litter items by 2030 – NSW Waste and Sustainable Materials Strategy2041WASM Litter Prevention Grants and 30% reduction in plastic litter items by 2025 – NSW Plastics Action Plan
  • build organisational ownership and leadership to plan and carry out local, regional, or statewide litter prevention initiatives
  • base litter prevention on good evidence and sound approaches – NSW Litter Prevention Strategy 2022–30
  • include activities that increase the capacity to carry out litter prevention in strategic and sustainable ways, in particular beyond the grant funding period
  • work productively with the authority (or authorities) that manage the public land (e.g. local council) where on-ground litter prevention projects and strategic initiatives will be delivered or where infrastructure will be located
  • work productively and collaboratively in partnership with others to implement litter prevention initiatives
  • consolidate achievements across the State, build on existing stakeholder organisation capacities, and expand networks to encourage cross-sector collaboration to achieve new litter prevention targets.

Grants are open to: Local Government, NfP, Community Group, Business, Regional Waste Group.

Last Updated: 24th of March 2024
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