Cut Merseyside's waste and earn a share of £110,000.

Your ideas could earn a slice of £110,000 fund

Your ideas could earn a slice of £110,000 fund

First published in News

SCHOOLS, community groups and non-profit organisations are invited to submit ideas for reducing the amount of household waste that goes to landfill sites.

Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority and its contractor, Veolia Environmental Services want applications for the community fund of £110,000 to submit their proposals between May 19 and June 13.

MRWA will hold briefing workshops on how to apply on Wednesday May 14 and Wednesday May 21 (2pm to 3.3opm both days) at 1 Mann Island, Liverpool L3 1BP. The £110,000 will be split, with £40,000 for up to three regional projects with a maximum award of £20,000 for any one. The remaining funding will be awarded at district level with up to £10,000 per project.

Applicants must satisfy a list of ten criteria – including engaging residents, promoting economic growth and permanently changing consumer waste habits.

Successful applicants will See www.merseysidewda.gov.uk, call 0151 255 2577 or email: communityfund2014-15@merseysidewda.gov.uk.

MRWA chairman Cllr Graham Morgan said: “We welcome applications for projects which will reduce household waste, benefit local communities and ensure we give council tax payers value for money.”

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