What is the Private Landowners Grant Fund?
Zero Waste Scotland is administering the funding, on behalf of SEPA, to aid private landowners towards interventions that will prevent flytipping on private land.
The fund aims to support innovative projects that will:
- Prevent flytipping on private land
- Engage local communities
- Facilitate the reporting of flytipping and enforcement of existing penalties
- Have social, environmental, and economic benefits
Who can apply for the Private landowners Grant Fund?
The funding is for private landowners to prevent incidents of flytipping on their lands.
Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Maximum grant of £10,000
- Project location must be connected to an area of private land
- Proposed locations must have been flytipped within the last 12 months
- Landowner based in the UK and completes the application themselves
Full details on eligibility criteria can be found in the fund guidance.
What funding is available?
The total value of the fund will be £50,000 and will be managed by Zero Waste Scotland with SEPA. The maximum funding which can be applied for in one application is £10,000.
The applicant will be required to fund any costs that exceed the £10,000 maximum and are responsible for ensuring that they have the available finances to continue ongoing project costs if necessary.
How can I apply?
It is advised that you contact SEPA ahead of completing the application form. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your application.
Please email one electronic copy of the application form (below) together with all supporting evidence to FlytippingSupport@zerowastescotland.org.uk before 5pm Friday 8th December 2023.
The National Litter and Flytipping Strategy sets out a refreshed approach to tackling litter and flytipping in Scotland. It will protect and enhance Scotland’s environment and ensure safer and cleaner communities and contribute to a thriving circular economy for Scotland.