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The NSW Government is delivering the largest litter reduction scheme ever introduced in NSW, Return and Earn.
Return and Earn is part of the NSW Government’s commitment to reducing litter volume in NSW by 40 per cent by 2020.
Return and Earn began rolling out across NSW on 1 December 2017 to help reduce the more than 160 million drink containers that are littered in our environment each year. Drink containers make up almost half of the volume of litter in NSW.
Most empty 150ml to 3L beverage containers are eligible for a 10 cent refund when presented to an approved NSW collection point.
All eligible containers must be empty, uncrushed, unbroken and with the original label attached.
To find your nearest collection point, go to www.returnandearn.org.au and use the interactive map.
The NSW Government has also put together a Container Deposit Scheme fact sheet(91KB, PDF) and information about the NSW Container Deposit Scheme Collection Points(86KB, PDF).
You can also continue to use our yellow lid recycling bin service.