First Nations Waste Management Initiative

Find out about funding available for solid waste management projects on reserve.

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About the program

This initiative provides support to First Nations to develop sustainable waste management systems through modern infrastructure, operations, training and partnerships.

Funding is available for a range of waste management activities, such as:

Who can apply

For a full list of eligible recipients, contact your regional office.


There is no application deadline. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis.

How to apply

First Nations should ensure that their waste infrastructure needs are described in their First Nations Infrastructure Investment Plan.

In addition, you can contact the regional office in your area for more information.

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