NSW Return and Earn sees 50 million containers deposited
The New South Wales container deposit scheme has already seen the return of more than 50 million drink containers since its launch 1 December 2017.
According to the NSW Environmental Protection Authority (EPA),daily returns of containers are averaging 1.5 million.
Weekends are the busiest time for returns with one Sunday in January 2018 peaking at 1.8 million returns.
There is currently 349 collection points in NSW with more to come. The most popular sites so far include Emerton, Casula, Granville, Revesby and Prospect, all of which have each received more than one million containers since the scheme commenced.
The NSW Container Deposit Scheme was introduced by the NSW State Government to help reduce litter in the state by 40 per cent by 2020.
- Woolworths first retail partner for NSW Return & Earn Container
- CCA will pass on cost of NSW Container Deposit Scheme to customers
- NSW to introduce 10c refunds for drink containers and cans
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has released the third edition of Safe Food Australia.
McCain Australia will be moving into a new “state-of-the-art” robotic cold storage facility in the M...
Tasmania’s Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has told salmon producer, Tassal, to destock one o...
Medical tests designed to determine whether someone has Coeliac Disease are insufficient a study con...
Domino’s shares have taken a plunge after the pizza giant missed its earning guidance for its 2016-1...
Nespresso has launched a new range of barista inspired coffee capsules.
Australia’s best Christmas hams for 2017 have been determined at the 2017 PorkMark Ham Awards.
THE race is well and truly on between Woolworths and Coles to downsize to convenience-store footprin...