Rebates and assistance


Business recycling equipment rebate

Program name:
Bin Trim Rebates


The Bin Trim Rebates program assists eligible NSW businesses (including facility managers and recyclers) with rebates of between $1000 and $50,000 covering up to 50% of the cost of buying recycling equipment. 

Equipment includes:

  • balers 
  • compactors
  • glass crushing machines
  • commercial worm farms
  • composters
  • shredders
  • expanded polystyrene (EPS) compaction equipment
  • recycling bins and bin equipment
  • public place recycling bins if the material is collected under a commercial and industrial contract
  • other (check with your assessor).

You will need to contact a Bin Trim assessor to get a free waste assessment. The Bin Trim assessor can determine whether your business is eligible for a rebate based on the contents of your waste bin.


  • Increase recycling of materials
  • Reduce waste going to landfill
  • Reduce energy use 
  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Key eligibility

To be eligible for the program your business must:

  • operate in NSW
  • be small to medium-sized and have less than 400 full-time employees
  • be the user of the equipment (except in the case of recyclers)
  • agree to an independent audit to verify ongoing performance.

Other conditions may apply.

Next steps

Check your eligibility and apply at:

NSW Government website

Call: 131 555