25/03/2015

Community Litter Grants Recipients Announced

Community Litter Grants

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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 ethos behind the grants is that locals often know best what will and won’t work in their area, and KNSWB is here to provide guidance and expertise on what works and what doesn’t.

The Community Litter Grants will be opening for the third round in 2015 – anyone who
experiences litter as a problem in their community is invited to join forces with a
community group in the area and submit an application to tackle the litter issue.

Successful Projects From 2014 Community Litter grants

Airds Bradbury Community Change Makers – Keep Woolwash Beautiful

Ashfield Public School P&C – Ashfield ‘Loves’ Litter Free

Australian Seabird Rescue – Sharps Beach Clean-Up and Education

Berrigan Conservation & Tidy Towns Committee – Berrigan Sports Ground Litter Reduction

Broulee Boardriders – Pick Up After Your Pooch

Clareville & Bilgola Plateau Residents Association – WOW Walk

Collaroy Plateau Community Kindergarten – Bus Shelter Respect

Coolamon Lions Club – A Clean Coolamon Road

Crescent Head Surfrider Foundation – Crescent Head Point Clean-Up Project

Eastern Channel North Sub Catchment Working Group – Beautifying Brompton

FITA/St Andrews Socio-Religious Justice for Community Harmony – Local Litter Less Kissing Point Movement Community Together

Friends of Cabarita Park & Wharf – Cabarita Park – Use It DON’T Abuse It

Friends of the pound (Tweed) Inc. – Dog Faeges Bins for Tweed Shire Leash Free Parks

Granville Residents’ Action Network – Love Where You Live – litter Reduction in Scout Memorial Park

Gundagai Neighbourhood Centre – Trash Free February

Hay Girl Guides – Free Car Litter Bags

Junee Show Society Inc. – Reduce Litter at Junee Show and Trotting Meetings

Killalea State Park Trust – Influencing Clean Behaviour at Killalea State Park

Kawaihae Outrigger Canoe Club Inc. – Canoe Storage Compound

Lennox head Residents’ Association – Love Lennox Litter Free

Narooma Little Lake Landcare/Narooma Surf Lifesaving Club – Narooma Little Lake and Surf Beach Litter Reduction

North Sydney Community Centre Inc. – Litter is Bitter

Portland Tidy Towns – Paine Street reserve Rehabilitation

Russell Lea Infants Schools P&C – Sibbick Street Reserve

Tuggerah Lakes Care – Rubbish Rescue

Winmalee Neighbourhood Centre – Litter free Winmalee

3 Responses to “Community Litter Grants Recipients Announced”

  1. March 26, 2015 at 10:39 am, Berrigan Conservation & Tidy Town Committee said:

    Thankyou NSW Environment Protection Authority, Congratulations to all grant recipients, we are so excited about our project, Reduction of Litter Berrigan Sports Ground, it will cover such a wide community. Keeping NSW Beautiful.

  2. March 30, 2015 at 11:13 pm, Sheila White said:

    Sending you the latest edition of my weekly newsletter on litter. Feel free to send me your success stories in future that I may feature. Congratulations, recipients. Keep up the good work!
    http://www.litterpreventionprogram.com/uploads/1/3/0/3/13036366/litterland_2.058.pdf

    • April 09, 2015 at 10:35 am, Keep NSW Beautiful said:

      Amazing, thanks Sheila! Can we sign up to receive the newsletter regularly?