Litter and Illegal Dumping Grant recipients

Organisation Project name Project summary Grant
Kingston City Council Don't Waste Our Green Wedge The project incorporates infrastructure, enforcement, community engagement and education in order to reduce illegal dumping in Kingston’s green wedge. It will assess the effectiveness of five interventions to decrease illegal dumping of materials in and around the green wedge. $9,850
Yarra City Council Keeping a retail strip litter free To reduce littering behaviour in the retail area of Queens Parade, the project will engage with local businesses, residents and school communities on the impacts of litter. $10,000
Corangamite Shire Council Lismore – Street Litter Cleanup Trial of two compactable litter bins in Lismore. $10,000
Greater Shepparton City Council Changing illegal dumping behaviour The project will involve purchasing, installing and monitoring cameras at green spaces that are identified illegal dumping hot spots by Council and Parks Victoria. The second element of the project includes complementary signage; trialling strategic communication styles across numerous locations to determine the most effective communication to influence behaviour in the project area. $10,000
Baw Baw Shire Council Security poles and cameras to help reduce illegal litter dumping To reduce the amount of illegal dumping from occurring in our green space hot spots by installing six poles with security cameras. The intervention aims to be a short and long term solution. The aim is to reduce the impacts of illegal dumping now and to deter people from doing it in the future. $10,000
Greater Shepparton City Council Bin It for A Greater Shepp The project will create educational material that will be installed on the public litter bins located in the CBD and the Victoria Park Lake. The signage will be designed to encourage users to 'bin' their waste. The imagery and wording will aim to inform and educate users of the numerous impacts litter has on the local waterways with a focus on local animals and drinking water. $10,000