Funding and grants
The Queensland Government is committed to supporting councils, industry and the community to take actions towards becoming a zero-waste society, where waste is avoided, reused and recycled to the greatest extent possible.
Open for applications
Find out what funding is available to assist with waste and resource recovery programs.
- Growing the Recovery of Organic Waste via Food Organic and Garden Organic (GROW FOGO) Fund – South East Queensland
- The Charitable Recyclers Reimbursement Program
Funded programs and initiatives
These programs and initiatives have received funding from the Queensland Government.
- Thankful 4 Farmers and Saveful
- Garage Sale Trail
- EcoMarines Foundation
- 2022–2024 Local Government Levy Ready Grants Program
- Food Rescue Grant Program – Round 2
- Organic Waste Smart Schools Program
- Queensland Food Waste for Healthy Soils Program
- Regional and Remote Recycling Modernisation Fund
- Food Organics, Garden Organics (FOGO) Kerbside Collection Trial
- Regional Recycling Transport Assistance Package
- Resource Recovery Industry Development Program
- Illegal Dumping Partnerships Program
- Illegal Dumping Hotspot Grants Program