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Container Deposit

The container deposit scheme will be established in 2019 and public feedback is an important part of the design process.

The scheme will offer a refund for bottles and cans returned to designated refund points across the State.

Feedback on the scheme must be received by Monday 23 October. A discussion paper is available to assist.

New campaign targets litterbugs

A new campaign targeting people's behaviour has been launched in Keep Australia Beautiful Week. Discouraging food, container and cigarette butt dumping, it outlines the environmental, economic and social impacts.

Read the Minister's media release.

Recycling reports

Two annual recycling reports provide essential data on recycling rates.

The Minister's media release encourages local governments to access Better Bins funding to improve kerbside recycling rates.

Both reports and associated fact sheets are available now.

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