Projects must have a positive and desirable effect on the environment, and meet one or more of the following priorities: Waste ? Waste avoidance, reduction and recycling ? Demonstrate reuse or fostering the circular economy ? encourage waste diversion, composting, worm farming ? reduce illegal dumping ? reduce littering Water ? reduce mains water consumption (eg. water tanks, water efficiency fixtures etc) ? reduce pollution in Waverley’s waterways (eg. sediment control projects) Greenhouse Gas Emissions ? reduce car use and/or increase travel by public transport, walking, cycling or the use of non-motorised vehicles ? reduce ele​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‌‌‌‍‍​ctricity use (eg. lighting upgrades, solar panels, etc) ? reduce gas use Plan and respond to the impacts of climate change ? minimise climate risks to community wellbeing (eg natural cooling measures, such as canopy trees and other cooling measures or water features) ? mitigate environmental risks from extreme weather events (eg. rain gardens for drought resilience) The Process Once you have identified the funding priority that suits your project, complete the application form attached to this order. The types of publications you will consult vary from peer-reviewed publications, government reports, practitioner reports, and UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). You may find useful information from ACECQA and Early Childhood Australia. Along with the documents in the folder, this website may also assist: