Waste reduction grants program

The City of Hobart offers annual grants of up to $5,000 for businesses and community groups in Hobart for projects to increase resource recovery and to reduce the volume and type of waste otherwise directed to landfill.

2018 Grant Program

The 2018 round of grants is scheduled to open in June 2018, as detailed below:

Grant round opens:  4 June 2018
Grant round closes: Midnight 16 July 2018
Date of notification: 19 September 2018

 For further details on how to apply for this grant program, please feel free to contact grants@hobartcity.com.au or 6238 2132 for further details.

2017 Grant Program

Winners of the 2017 grant round 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 grant program has so far supported nine community projects that has resulted in over 300 tonnes of waste being directly diverted away from landfill, in addition to ongoing benefits from education and awareness programs.