Funding from Green Industries SA

Green Industries SA provides funding to unlock the potential of the Circular Economy, develop infrastructure to process and create new products from wastes, seed funding for new technologies, and the commercialisation of research in South Australia. Funding from Green Industries SA is targeted to help businesses, industry and government to understand, develop and implement cost saving waste management, resource efficiency and lean production measures will improve their productivity and environmental performance through reducing waste materials, trade waste, energy and water use.

Recycling Infrastructure Grants - Industry & Local Government

Grants are available for recycling facilities seeking to improve processes to reduce contamination to ensure high quality material can reach viable end markets, specifically post consumer paper, cardboard, glass and plastic. Find out more

Circular Economy Business Support Program

  • Resource Efficiency and Productivity - REAP Grants
    Grants for businesses and not-for-profit organisations seeking to identify and prioritise opportunities to improve resource efficiency and productivity relating to energy, water, waste, materials, or lean production. Find out more
  • Valuing Business Waste - Grants
    Grants for businesses, not-for-profit organisations, tertiary education centres, local and state government agencies wanting to make improvements in waste management and materials efficiency, prioritising waste avoidance, reduction, reuse and recycling. Find out more
  • Industry & Business Groups - LEAP Grants
    Grants for peak industry bodies and associations, and coordinated business groups that represent the interests of businesses within a specific industry sector or defined geographical area, to deliver programs that will Lead-Educate-Assist-Promote the circular economy and sustainable business practices to constituents. Find out more

Circular Economy Market Development Grants

Grants will be available for local councils, industry associations, not-for-profit organisations, research institutes and businesses that produce, manufacture, sell or promote South Australian recycled materials and/or recycled-content products. Find out more

Council Modernisation Grants Program

The Council Modernisation Grants Program encourages South Australia’s councils to improve waste management and recycling services through the introduction of innovative measures. The modernisation measures should result in operational efficiencies, improved customer service and economic development benefits for the community. Find out more

Kerbside Performance Incentives (Food Waste) program

The Kerbside Performance Incentives (Food Waste) Program assists councils to implement sustainable and efficient food organics recycling systems. The level of financial incentives provided will depend on the council’s approach towards introducing food organics recycling. It recognises that disposing food to landfill represents the loss of a potentially valuable resource. Find out more

Regional Transport Subsidies Program

Support is available for offsetting some of the extra costs associated with transporting collected recyclables from regional areas in South Australia. Find out more