Community Waste Diversion Fund

Submissions are 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.


2019 Call for proposals

Download the CWDF Terms Of Reference

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 proposal for consideration. Proposals 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.

Submissions are now closed.

For more information, call 709.757.0782 or email

See a complete list of Past Recipients.