• Case Study: Community Litter Grant Rejuvenates Lalor Park Community Garden

    23/06/2015

    The Lalor Park Community Garden group applied for a Community Litter Grant in  2014 to improve Chifley Park, a public space in the Sydney suburb of Lalor Park which had fallen into disrepair and was attracting litter and graffiti. On a mission to make the park a more welcoming and usable place for locals to […]

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  • Case Study: Community Litter Grant Recipients, Jerilderie Tidy Towns

    23/06/2015

    Jerilderie Tidy Towns Committee was one of the successful applicants in the first round of the Community Litter Grants, run in 2014. Jerilderie is a popular stopping place for travellers on the road to or from Melbourne, and travellers passing through were found to be a common source of litter in the area. The local community […]

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  • Case Study: Community Litter Grants fund Clean Cemetery at Scarborough Wombarra

    22/06/2015

    The Friends of Scarborough Wombarra Cemetery – aka the ‘Gravediggers’ wanted to keep litter out of the local cemetery. Cemeteries are places which often gather litter in the form of plastic flowers and other ornaments which are left and, unfortunately, often end up picked up by the wind. Scarborough Wombarra Cemetery is on the coast, […]

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  • Case Study: First Appin Scouts use Community Litter Grant Funds to Engage Local Youth

    22/06/2015

    The First Appin Scouts were one of the recipients in our first year of running the Community Litter Grants, in 2014. They used the funds to not only clean up and prevent litter, but also to bring the community together, fostering a sense of ownership of their local park and neighbourhood. The grant was used […]

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  • Community Litter Grants Recipients Announced

    25/03/2015

    Grant recipients from the 2014 Community Litter Grants, which was the second round of grants we have run on behalf of the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA), have just been released! The groups who were awarded the grants earn the chance to implement their projects to prevent and reduce litter in their local area. The […]

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  • Second round of Community Litter Grants for 2014

    13/11/2014

    The year’s almost over, but far from winding down we’ve managed to slip in a sneaky extra round in the Community Litter Grants Program. Community groups now have another chance to do the Local Litter Check and apply for grant money.   The grant process involves: Selecting a specific area in your neighbourhood where litter […]

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