Western Australia will be establishing its own container deposit scheme, offering 10c per plastic drink container returned for recycling. The refund will be issued through ‘reverse vending machines’...

Proposed NSW bottle deposit recycling scheme, bottlers protest An alliance of Australia’s beverage manufacturers has responded to speculation that New South Wales could introduce a Container Deposit...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has accused the environmental lobby group Boomerang Alliance of being misleading. The Boomerang Alliance has been campaigning with an online petition for...

Coca-Cola Amatil, Schweppes and Lion have launched a Federal Court of Australia action to challenge the legal validity of the Northern Territory’s container deposit scheme. The beverage giants made an...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council, Coca-Cola Amatil, Lion (formerly Lion Nathan), and other beverage companies have released submissions on the proposed National Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) stating...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has reacted to a vote by the Tasmanian Parliament to approve an amended Greens motion supporting the establishment of a nationwide container deposit scheme. The...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has accused the Northern Territory (NT) government of breaking the promise by the government to consumers in the NT that beverage prices would not rise on...

Australian governments have been investigating the concept of a Container Deposit Scheme that will encompass the whole country. Currently, the Northern Territory is due to implement its own CDS system...