WA Community and Industry Engagement program

Applications are open for the Western Australian Government’s $1 million Community and Industry Engagement program.

Eligible projects may include development and implementation of waste management guidelines and improved practices, targeted training and knowledge sharing, diversion from landfill projects and waste education.

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Funding is available to the waste industry, local governments, regional councils, peak industry organisations, research and educational organisations and community groups.

Previous recipients include Perth’s City of Cockburn, which secured nearly $130,000 to promote the rollout of its three-bin kerbside collection service.

Curtin University also received $50,000 to study the use of construction and demolition wastes as a complete replacement for raw natural aggregates in concretes.

Applications close on Monday, February 12. For more information head to the WA Waste Authority website.