A Regional Waste Management Authority (RWMA) is responsible for designating, financing, and operating regional waste management systems across Newfoundland and Labrador. A RWMA is established as a legal, incorporated entity operated by a board of directors with representation from the municipalities, Local Service Districts and unincorporated communities in the waste management region.
Funding programs for Regional Authorities
To be eligible for this program, Regional Waste Management Committees (RWMC) must be consistent with the boundaries established for them in the Newfoundland & Labrador Waste Management Strategy, unless otherwise authorized by the Department of Municipal and Provincial Affairs.
- Regional Waste Management Coordinators
For more information on criteria for this program contact Ashley Burke.
- Regional Waste Management Studies
RWMCs can apply for funding to develop regional waste management plans/studies in support of the Newfoundland & Labrador Waste Management Strategy.
- Regional Waste Management Study Criteria - PDF
- Application Form - Word
- Regional Education and Awareness Projects
RWMCs can apply for funding to assist in the implementation of the Provincial Waste Management Strategy through regional workshops, educational and promotional activities, and professional development for the regional coordinator.
- Regional Education and Awareness Criteria - PDF
- Regional Capacity Building Programs
RWMS/RWMAs are eligible for multi-year funding to assist them in acquiring dedicated resources at an appropriate (effective) level to support their formative planning and organizational development needs as a means of advancing the implementation of the Provincial Waste Management Strategy at the regional level. This program replaces and enhances the former Regional Waste Management Coordinators Program and the former Regional Education and Awareness Program.
- Criteria - PDF
- Funding will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
- Demonstration/Pilot Projects
Regional waste management committees may submit written proposals for demonstration/pilot projects for new technology or innovative waste management programs. Projects must ultimately help the region (versus a specific business/municipality) toward achieving the goals of the Provincial Waste Management Strategy.
- Demonstration/Pilot Project Criteria - PDF
- Regional Research Projects
- Contact Ashley Burke for more information about funding for regional research.
If you are a Regional Authority and would like more information on one of the above funding programs, please contact Ashley Burke.
For more information on Waste Management in your region, contact your Waste Management Authority.
Ms. Sarah Morgan (Coordinator)
Phone: (709) 468-7747
Town of Trinity Bay north
P.O Box 91, Port Union NL
Coast of Bays Waste Management Authority
Mr. Herb Dunphy (Coordinator)
Phone: (709) 885-2354
P.O Box 130
Harbour Breton, NL A0H 1P0
Green Bay Waste Authority
Phone: (709) 657-2233
South Brook, NL
Burin Peninsula Waste Management Corporation
Mr. Joe Pittman (General Manager)
Phone: (709) 891-1717
Suite 228, Father Berney Memorial Building
P.O Box 510
Burin Bay Arm, NL
Eastern Waste Management
Ken Kelly (CAO)
Phone: (709) 579-7960
255 Major's Path, Suite 3
St. John's, NL
Central Newfoundland Regional Service Board
Mr. Ed Evans (Manager)
Phone: (709) 653-2900
Central NL Waste Management
PO Box 254
Norris Arm, NL
Northern Peninsula Regional Service Board
Ms. Darlene Newman (Coordinator)
Phone: (709) 454-3110
P.O Box 430, St. Anthony NL
Western Regional Waste Management Committee
Mr. Jason King (Coordinator)
Phone: (709) 632-2922
19-21 West Street
Corner Brook, NL