Waste Reduction and Recycling Initiative Funding

By mmuise

The Waste Reduction and Recycling Initiative provides up to $50,000 in financial assistance to NWT-based municipalities, Indigenous governments and organizations, schools, non-profit organizations, businesses, and individuals to complete projects supporting one or more of the following goals:
1. reduce the amount of waste generated in our communities;
2. reuse materials and products, rather than discard them;
3. recycle materials that are not already collected through a NWT recycling program;
4. raise awareness about the importance of reducing waste and encourage environmental stewardship of waste resources;
5. reclaim (or repurpose) waste.

Comments on Funding:

Funding takes the form of non-repayable contributions of up to $50,000.

Deadline: Applications are closed. Stay tuned for future intake announcements.

Applicants must be:

  • NWT-based municipalities;
  • Indigenous governments and organizations;
  • schools;
  • non-profit organizations;
  • businesses; and
  • individuals.
Application Steps:


Documentation Needed:


Other Things to Note:

The 2023 deadline has passed. Next intake to be determined.

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