"Circular economy" related contents

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How do my containers get processed?

Ever wondered what happens to your containers once you drop them off at your local refund point? Container processors like Cleanaway play an integral part in the success of the container deposit scheme, as well as playing a vital role in the circular economy.

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Are your plastic containers really recycled?

Since the Containers for Change scheme came to Queensland in 2018, more than 1.6 billion PET drink containers have been returned and recycled into a whole range of new and useful products.

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Busting the container refund scheme myths

We’re here to debunk these myths with some facts from Containers for Change Queensland!

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What happens after you recycle your containers?

Find out what happens to your bottles and cans after you've recycled them at a Containers for Change refund point.

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