New South Wales

Salon waste repurposing program

Program name
Waste Free Systems 

The Waste Free Systems program is free and helps hair and beauty salon members to reuse, recycle and reduce waste going to landfill. Assistance includes bins, training for staff and marketing materials.

Salon reuse, recycling and waste reduction program

Program name
Sustainable Salons

The Sustainable Salons program assists salon members including beauty and pet-grooming salons, barber shops, and dermal and cosmetics clinics across Australia to recycle and reduce waste going to landfill. Profits from the sale of recycled materials go to OzHarvest.

Australasian recycling label

Program name
Australasian Recycling Label

The Australasian Recycling Label provides Australians with easy-to-understand recycling information when you need it most.  It makes it easier for you to put the right packaging in the right bin. It removes confusion, saves time and reduces waste going to landfill.

Refrigeration upgrade incentives

Program name
Energy Savings Scheme

The Energy Savings Scheme can assist eligible New South Wales businesses with upgrading existing refrigeration equipment to make it more energy efficient or installing new energy efficient equipment. 

Container deposit refund scheme - NSW

Program name
Return and Earn

The Return and Earn program enables people in New South Wales to take eligible beverage containers to return points and receive a 10 cent refund for each container. You can choose to keep your refund or donate it to charity.

Business recycling equipment rebate

Program name
Bin Trim Rebates

The Bin Trim Rebates program assists eligible New South Wales businesses with rebates of between $1000 and $50,000 to purchase recycling equipment.

Farm productivity and sustainability loan

Program name
Farm Innovation Fund

The Farm Innovation Fund and is a long-term, low interest rate loan of up to $1 million for New South Wales farmers to improve permanent on-farm infrastructure.

Commercial refrigerator upgrades for small business

Program name
Commercial Refrigerator Rebate Program

The Commercial Refrigerator Rebate Program assists eligible small businesses operating in New South Wales with rebates of up $1490 for each new plug-in commercial fridge and freezer purchased.