Every 10c container returned to a refund point gets another chance to live its potential, again and again.
HERE'S HOW IT WORKS
Once you return your containers to a refund point, they are sorted, processed and sold to approved recyclers. The approved recyclers then turn your containers into new glass and PET bottles, aluminium cans and other items like food packaging and plastic-based construction items.
83% of all 10c containers returned (by weight) stays in Australia and is made into products we consume every day!
GLASS BOTTLES REINVENTED
WHAT YOUR OTHER 10C CONTAINERS ARE RECYCLED INTO
PET PLASTIC BEVERAGE BOTTLES
These can be made into clear beverage bottles, food packaging, textiles, pilot B2B pens, shoes
GLASS BEVERAGE BOTTLES
These can be made into recycled beverage bottles, road base.
ALUMINIUM BEVERAGE CANS
These can be recycled into recycled cans, electronics, building products, kitchen foil, takeaway packaging.
HDPE FLAVOURED MILK BOTTLES & 90% OR LESS JUICE BOTTLES
These can be recycled into furniture, bins, construction material, sunglasses, shampoo bottles.
LIQUID PAPER BOARD NON-FOILED JUICE BOXES, FLAVOURED MILK & COCONUT WATER
These can be recycled into tissue paper, paper, construction board.
STEEL BEVERAGE CANS
These can be recycled into steel cans, utensils, construction materials.
JUICE POUCHES & JUICE BOXES (FOIL LINED)
These can be recycled into cardboard outers: recycled paper, juice pouches - plastic furniture, cask inners - construction and logistics pallets.
These can be recycled into rombus grid for cement building pads, Novaplas construction components.