Waste reduction grants program

The City of Hobart offers annual grants of up to $5000 for businesses and community groups in Hobart for projects to increase resource recovery and reduce waste to landfill.

Applications for the 2017 grant round have closed and the winners are listed below.

Organisation  Successful project


Organic Waste Diversion Feasibility Study

Source Community Wholefoods Cooperative

Waste Free Weekends at Source

Australian Association for Environmental Education

Waste: Recovery Design Challenge

Fahan School

Zero Organic Waste Strategy

Elizabeth College

Plastic Recycling and 3D Printing Project

Backyard Bounty

Organic Waste – Reduction to Resource


The City looks forward to seeing positive waste reduction outcomes from these worthy projects. 

The grant program has supported nine community projects already and resulted in over 300 tonnes of waste being directly diverted from landfill, in addition to ongoing benefits from education and awareness programs.