Investment in recycling infrastructure

The Government is investing $124 million in a number of recycling infrastructure initiatives across the country. 

Funding to speed up progress in filling major gaps in waste recycling infrastructure

This is part of the Covid-19 Response and Recovery Fund infrastructure focus announced on 1 July 2020 (see media release below). 

The initiatives include plastic recycling plants and community resource recovery facilities. Further details of these projects will be published on our website when funding arrangements are confirmed.

For more information on MfE’s CRRF funding email the Waste Infrastructure Investment team at

Read the Associate Minister's media release: Government steps up action on waste - funds recycling infrastructure and expands levy scheme [Beehive website].