Queensland waste levy reimbursement program released
The Charitable Recyclers Reimbursement Program provides funding to reimburse waste levy payments made by eligible charitable recycling entities who were unable to use their existing Certificate of Exempt Waste under section 28 of the Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011 (the Act).
To be eligible, an applicant must be a charitable recycling entity with an approved Certificate of Exempt Waste under section 28 of the Act. Applications must also be made by the legal entity that holds the Certificate of Exempt Waste.
Applicants are able to apply for reimbursement on a quarterly basis.
Click here for more information about the Program, eligibility and application process.
How to apply
Applications must be submitted through the Department’s SmartyGrants portal.
Setting up a SmartyGrants account is free and previous SmartyGrants users can use the same account. Please ensure you are authorised to make an application on behalf of your charity.
If you experience technical difficulty creating a SmartyGrants account or completing an online form, please view the help guide or contact SmartyGrants on (03) 9320 6888.
Evidence and data sheet
Evidence of disposed charitable waste that was subject to levy payments during the relevant period must be supplied with your application. This evidence must include:
- invoices that demonstrate the tonnage or volume of charitable waste disposed, and
- a completed data sheet (XLSX, 33 KB) to outline eligible levy liability.
For further information, please contact the Waste Avoidance and Recovery Programs team via phone (07) 3330 5164 or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org