Social value from waste

Last updated: 25 January 2021

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.

Funding recipients and projects

Victorian Food Rescue Expansion

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

Beyond One Million Meals – Cooking Surplus Food into Supper

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