act container deposit scheme

The ACT Container Deposit Scheme is celebrating its success for the fourth year running. Thanks to the tremendous effort of the community, over 181 million containers have been returned through the scheme’s network of return points – that’s more than $18 million in refunds back in the hands of the community.

In a big win for Canberrans, the data shows that three in four containers supplied into the state are being redeemed through the recycling scheme – through one of the 19 return points across the Territory as well as containers collected via resident’s yellow kerbside recycling bins.

Nearly all drink containers can be recycled, however most… read more

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