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Waste Minimisation Grants

In line with our Waste Management and Minimisation Plan, Nelson City Council has a range of waste minimisation grants available to our community. All activities are assessed against the waste hierarchy:

Assessment criteria are provided for each programme.  As a general principle, priority will be given to projects which demonstrate the following:

  • Avoid or reduce the creation of waste in our region
  • Close the loop on resources that would otherwise be wasted (circular economy)
  • Outline how Te Ao Māori values are incorporated

Applications are reviewed by a panel of officers with specialist experience. 

For more information about the waste minimisation grants programme contact