COVID Updates

    With each state having different restrictions regarding current COVID conditions, we’ve compiled all of the information in regards to returning your containers in the current environment. Please scroll to your state to see what your specific requirements are. We ask that at all times you comply with current public health orders as directed by your local government.

    Select your state:

    NSW Return and Earn

    All return points in Greater Sydney including the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour remain temporarily closed in line with the latest Public Health Orders. We will continue to closely monitor the latest advice from Government and review what this means for the scheme in accordance with the latest Public Health Orders, which are currently in force until 28 August 2021. We thank you for your patience and support during these challenging times.

    All return points located outside of Greater Sydney, The Blue Mountains, Central Coast and Woollongong can still be accessed in line with the latest Public Health Orders.

    Rest assured we will be back up and running soon, so save your eligible containers for when we re-open. In the meantime stay safe.

    Please check www.returnandearn.org.au for more information on how Return and Earn is responding to COVID-19.

    Current Status:
    Return points in Greater Sydney are CLOSED.
    All return points outside of Greater Sydney are still OPEN.

    QLD Containers for Change

    Please note: Our Recycling Centres across Queensland (excluding Toowoomba) will be temporarily closed due to the snap lockdown, and will reopen Wednesday 7am. Masks will continue to be mandatory in our Recycling Centres (excluding Toowoomba). We ask all of our customers to comply with the public health orders, including social distancing.

    Current Status: CLOSED (Toowoomba is Open)
    Reverse Vending Machines: CLOSED (Toowoomba is Open)
    Bag Drop: CLOSED (Toowoomba is Open)

    Conditions:

    • Masks to be worn until 6am Friday 6th August (excluding Toowoomba) 
    • Check in required at entry  

    WA Containers for Change

    Please note: We ask all of our customers to comply with the public health orders, including social distancing.

    Current Status: Open

    Conditions:

    • Check-in required at entry  

    NT – TOMRA Recycling Centre Coconut Grove

    Please note: We ask all of our customers to comply with the public health orders, including social distancing.

    Current Status: OPEN 
    Reverse Vending Machines: OPEN 
    Bag Drop: OPEN 

    • Check-in required at entry  

    Touch Free Recycling – all states 

    SCAN BARCODE 
    -myTOMRA barcode (NSW & NT)  
    -Containers for Change scheme ID barcode (QLD & WA)  

    RETURN your drink containers 

    WAIT for 15 seconds after your last container and the RVM will automatically transfer your funds into your nominated account