The City of Edinburgh Council is offering grants to community groups for projects that will encourage local residents to reduce, reuse and recycle their waste. You can apply for smaller grants of £50-£200 or larger grants of £500- £2500. Examples of projects that have already successfully applied for a grant include a local ‘Bag for Life’ scheme, a ‘toy library’ for infants and a community compost scheme.
If you have access to an internet you can download the necessary documents:
The next deadline for the larger grants is the 8th of February. Further applications will be entertained before 24th May 2010, and before 25th October 2010. Please note there is no deadline for the smaller grants.
If you are interested in applying for an Edinburgh Waste Action Grant you should first make contact with Anita Duffy, the