Cash for Containers Resources


Resource Title Date Resource Type
Return and earn - has it worked? December, 2018 report
Summary Report of the Big Bottle Tour - For a Victorian Container Deposit Scheme, presented to the Leader of the Opposition in Victoria, The Hon. Matthew Guy June, 2018 Report
Summary Report of the Big Bottle Tour - For a Victorian Container Deposit Scheme, presented to the Premier of Victoria, The Hon. Daniel Andrews June, 2018 Report
CDS Summary November, 2015 Report
How a CDS works September, 2015 Report
Queensland's plastic pollution crisis June, 2015 Report
NSW CDS - Business Stakeholder Briefing April, 2015 Report
Prices, jobs and household impacts of a container deposit scheme August, 2014 Report
What a Waste : Rubbish in the NSW Environment May, 2013 Report
Common Position Paper on CDS March, 2013 Report
Independent Review: The Northern Territory Container Deposit System January, 2013 Report
Beverage company pricing behaviour under the SA and NT CDS August, 2012 Report
The Boomerang Model: Value adding to a traditional Container Deposit Approach June, 2012 Report
Review & Analysis: Packaging Impacts Consultation RIS March, 2012 Report
Turning Rubbish Into Community Money - Vic Greens May, 2011 Report
EPHC Mid-Term Review of the National Packaging Covenant: Lessons for the Future September, 2008 Report
Management of Australia’s waste streams and the Drink Container Recycling Bill April, 2008 Report
Container Deposits: The common sense approach towards a zero waste society March, 2008 Report
National Packaging Convenant: Say no to the waste club November, 2004 Report

Fact Sheets

Resource Title Date Resource Type
What is Cash For Containers? February, 2017 fact sheet
Victorian Cash For Containers - A Toolkit February, 2017 fact sheet
Proposed amendments to NSW Container Deposit Scheme Legislation October, 2016 fact sheet
The Retailer’s Role in a World’s Best CDS October, 2016 Fact Sheet
Review of proposed NSW CDS and Legislation September, 2016 fact sheet
Comparison of proposed CDS models February, 2016 Fact Sheet
Community Opportunities with Cash for Containers November, 2015 Fact Sheets
What’s the Opportunity for Non Profit Organisations? October, 2015 Fact Sheets
Key figures: NSW CDS & Charities January, 2015 Fact Sheets
Impact of a Container Deposit System on local government kerbside systems November, 2014 Fact Sheets
Container Deposits in NSW: Benefits for Retailers November, 2014 Fact Sheets
Costs and Benefits of a Container Deposit System: the real story (Infographics) March, 2014 Fact Sheets
What Container Deposits will do for the Tasmanian economy May, 2011 Fact Sheets
Cash For Containers: What's in for me? The local government sector December, 2010 Fact Sheets
Cash For Containers: What's in for me? Private Recyclers and waste managers December, 2010 Fact Sheets
Cash For Containers: What's in for me? Households and working families December, 2010 Fact Sheets
Cash For Containers: What's in for me? Community sector and charitable recyclers December, 2010 Fact Sheets
What Container Deposits will do for the Northern Territory May, 2010 Fact Sheets

Media Releases

Resource Title Date Resource Type
Tas Container Refunds Bill – more delay? 24 February, 2022 Media Release
Wine Bottlers should join Container Refund Schemes 21 February, 2022 Media Release
ALP Container Refund Inquiry - dangerous waste of time 31 October, 2021 Media Release
VIC government on "right track" with container deposits 01 November, 2020 Media Release
Community groups take on beverage giants as government decides who will run Victoria's Container Refund Scheme 03 September, 2020 Media Release
Coke/Lion Tas Container Refund Scheme – ‘a grave mistake’ 10 August, 2020 Media Release
Victoria's Drink Container Refunds will face critical challenge 24 February, 2020 Media Release
New Zealand will be even greener with bottle refunds 25 September, 2019 Media Releases
2 billion drink containers returned – EASY! 02 July, 2019 Media Releases
Open Letter to all Victorian Political Parties calling for Container Deposit Scheme 10 October, 2018 Media Release
Container Deposits: Will Tasmania be the last State to Introduce? 27 February, 2018 Media Release
Return and Earn - Short term issues will be overcome 16 February, 2018 Media Release
Boomerang Alliance calls for all Queensland political parties to support policies on the next steps to reduce plastic litter and waste 14 November, 2017 Media Releases
It’s official: You can get money back for your drink container, but no more plastic bags 06 September, 2017 Media Releases
Plastic Bag Ban and Container Refund Scheme Bill Becomes Law in Queensland 06 September, 2017 Media Releases
Queensland Plastic Bag Ban and Cash for Containers Bill Introduced in Parliament 14 June, 2017 Media Releases
Boomerang Alliance kicks off Cash for Container Campaign in Victoria 01 March, 2017 Media Releases
QLD Cash for Containers Scheme a Step Closer 18 February, 2017 Media Releases
Welcome Improvement to NSW Deposit Scheme Rollout 16 February, 2017 Media Releases
NSW Container deposit law passes – but we can do better 19 October, 2016 Media Releases
Consumers to be ripped off by NSW bottle deposit scheme? 07 October, 2016 Media Releases
WA Jumps into the Container Deposit Pool 17 August, 2016 Media Releases
A great leap forward for bottle and can litter reduction and recycling in Queensland 22 July, 2016 Media Releases
Queensland Bipartisan Cash for Containers move welcomed 05 June, 2016 Media Releases
C’mon Queensland! Time to Introduce Cash for Containers 11 May, 2016 Media Releases
Container Deposits in NSW - historic decision welcomed 08 May, 2016 Media Releases
Charity, Church, Local Government and Green Groups Join in Call for NSW Container Deposit Scheme 02 May, 2016 Media Releases
Wave of support as Coast aims for world record on recycled bottles and cans 22 April, 2016 Media Releases
Cash for Containers NSW Submissions Media Release 21 December, 2015 Media Releases
An end to green donations would rubbish the Cooks Rivers 21 August, 2015 Media Releases
All media releases before June 2015 31 May, 2015 Media Releases

Opinion Polls

Resource Title Date Resource Type
Container Deposit in Victoria Newspolls 2018 August, 2018 opinion poll
Container Deposit Newspoll 2015 January, 2015 opinion poll
Container Deposit Newspolls 2011‐13 October, 2013 Opinion Polls
Community Attitudes on Recycling December, 2008 opinion poll