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Social value from waste

The Social Value from Waste program provides financial assistance to existing social enterprises and charities to increase their capacity to deliver social value to communities while recovering or preventing resources from going to landfill. 

Applications for the Social Value from Waste program closed on Wednesday 8 October 2014.  Applications were assessed against the criteria published in the grant guidelines.

The following twelve organisations were selected for funding for the following projects:

Organisation Project

OzHarvest

Victorian Food Rescue Expansion

SecondBite

Fresh food rescue and redistribution

Western District Employment Access

Recover, Recycle & Reuse

Cultivating Community

Community Composting Centre: Dandenong Urban Farm and Education Centre

Ballarat Regional Industries (BRI)

Expansion of Plastic Recycling Business

Gippsland Employment Skills Training

Recycle, Regrow and Reconnect Project

The WERX Foundation

B2C Community IT Recyclers

FareShare

Beyond One Million Meals – Cooking Surplus Food into Supper

AXIS Worx

E-waste Processing Facility, Stage Two

Radius Disability Services

Radius Environmental Services - E-waste Recycle Facility Implementation

Marnoo Soldier's Memorial Park Committee

Marnoo Recycling Centre - Collection Expansion Project

Bairnsdale Tipshop

Doubling our waste recovery and upcycling

Further information

For any enquiries, please contact Sustainability Victoria on 1300 363 744 or grants.enquiries@sustainability.vic.gov.au.