Apply for the Waste Reduction and Recycling Initiative Funding

What is the Waste Reduction and Recycling Initiative funding?

The Waste Reduction and Recycling Initiative (WRRI) provides financial assistance to NWT-based municipalities, Indigenous governments, schools, organizations, businesses and individuals to complete projects supporting one or more of the following goals:

  • reduce the amount of waste generated in our communities
  • reuse materials and products, rather than discard them
  • recycle materials which are not already collected through a NWT recycling program
  • recover a useful benefit from waste

How to apply

Application deadlines are currently under review. Please check this page in the next couple of weeks to see when applications are being accepted.

Before you apply

Please review the following for a complete overview of project eligibility and the evaluation process:


If you have questions or need help filling out an application, please contact us at 1-867-767-7654 ext. 53176 or