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