Litter Innovation Fund – WRAP UK

The Litter Innovation Fund (LIF), is a £450,000 programme, funded by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).

Litter Innovation Fund - DEFRA
The Overall aim is to reduce litter by funding innovative approaches to pilot, implement and evaluate small scale local research projects that could be replicated more widely.

The fund provides Grants up to £10,000. It is intended to be used to help investigate and implement innovative ways of reducing litter arisings.

To be eligible, the lead organisation must be one of the organisations listed below:

  • Community Interest Company (CIC)
  • Industrial Provident Society (IPS) or co-operatives
  • Local Authorities (including principle authorities, parish, and/or town councils)
  • National Park Authorities
  • Broads Authorities
  • Registered Social Landlords
  • Charities
  • Development trust
  • Faith group
  • Educational institutions
  • Scouts, Guides and National Citizen Service
  • Business – Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) e.g. retail, food chains, event management etc.

All projects should be completed within a six-month timescale from date of award.

Expression of Interest closes 26 September

Find out more information from the WRAP UK website here

Litter Innovation Fund - WRAP UK