Community Waste Diversion Fund

Submissions are now closed. 

The Community Waste Diversion Fund provides financial support to communities across Newfoundland and Labrador that are finding exciting new ways to reduce, reuse or recycle more waste.


Call for proposals

CWDF Terms Of Reference

Fillable Application Form

(Please download the form prior to filling out)

Who Can Apply?

Municipalities and Local Service Districts may apply for a maximum $10,000 non-repayable contribution for initiatives that foster solid waste diversion in Newfoundland and Labrador.

A community must submit a completed application form for consideration.  Applications must demonstrate:

  • Potential impact on waste diversion (reduce, reuse, or recycle)– demonstrates greatest waste diversion potential (relative to the size of the community).
  • Uniqueness – demonstrates innovation. Communities are encouraged to explore unique initiatives that divert waste streams from the landfill.
  • Sustainability– demonstrates value to the community and potential to become a continued service or program.

For more information, call 709.757.0782 or email

See a complete list of Past Recipients.