Containers for Change

Published on Friday, 11 March 2022 at 12:00:00 AM

To help encourage more Western Australians to collect and return their beverage containers, Containers for Change will provide a 10 cent refund for each eligible beverage container that is returned.

The Scheme aims to:

  • Increase recovery and recycling
  • Reduce litter and landfill
  • Provide opportunities for social enterprise and benefits for community organisations
  • Create opportunities for employment
  • Complement existing collection and recycling activities for recyclable waste

Bag Drop Location

Bag Drop Off Facility Address

Recycling Area,

1700 Marmion Avenue, Tamala Park WA 6030

Refunds available electronic only

Which containers are eligible for a refund?     

The scheme targets beverage containers most commonly seen as litter.  The types of beverage containers covered in the scheme include plastic and glass bottles, liquid paperboard cartons, and steel and aluminium cans between 150 millilitres and three litres.

Examples of eligible beverage containers in the scheme include - 

  • Aluminium, steel, plastic (HDPE/PET), glass, liquid paperboard
  • From 150 millilitres
  • Purchased in WA 

Ineligible Items - Wine bottles, spirit bottles, milk bottles and cordial bottles

A more detailed list of eligible and ineligible containers is listed on the Containers for Change website click here to view.

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