In the Media

July 14, 2017 | The Guardian - Could a money-back scheme clean up the UK's plastic bottle plague?

The Guardian - Could a money-back scheme clean up the UK's plastic bottle plague? - More than 4m plastic bottles a week could be prevented from littering streets and marine environments in Britain if authorities adopted the kind of deposit-return schemes that operate in at least a dozen other countries, according to new evidence.

Deposit return schemes for plastic bottles have been shown to cut litter and increase recycling in many countries

September 16, 2015 | Reverse Vending Machines Reward Recycling

Reverse Vending Machines Reward Recycling

New vending machines around the city of Sydney, Australia, will reward citizens for depositing empty plastic bottles and cans.

September 12, 2011 | Container deposits in Australia

ABC's Background Briefing did an in-depth story about container deposits
in Australia, particularly the beverage industry's political tactics to
keep them from being enacted. Includes interviews with representatives
from Coke, Australian government, and citizens.
 
Listen to the program here:
 
http://www.abc.net.au/rn/backgroundbriefing/stories/2011/3310888.htm

August 10, 2011 | CDU the first to reward recycling

CDU the first to reward recycling - CDU the first to reward recycling

A new recycling machine allowing staff and students to recycle for vouchers and prizes has been officially launched at Charles Darwin University.