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From trash to cash: Recycling arrives in Perth with reverse vending machines

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  [MEDIA] 20th July 2019

A trial reverse vending machine that could form the backbone of a Perth-wide container deposit scheme has taken off in Bull Creek, giving customers a feel for the technology before the state government rolls out its recycling initiative next year.

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WA’s container deposit scheme set for mid-2020 start date

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  [MEDIA] 18th July 2019

Environment Minister Stephen Dawson is not worried about dumpster divers going through the trash of Western Australians looking for cans and bottles to trade for cash when the State’s container deposit scheme starts next year.

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Reverse vending machines — WA to get 10c for cans and bottles

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  [MEDIA] 18th July 2019

West Australians will get 10 cents for every eligible empty drink can or bottle they take to a refund point from June next year..

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WA's container deposit scheme is almost here, trading your bottles and cans for cold hard cash

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  [MEDIA] 18th July 2019

Western Australia's long-awaited container deposit scheme will be launched next year, with a 10 cent refund on offer for every eligible container returned.

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WA’s new container deposit scheme to launch on June 2, 2020

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  [MEDIA] 18th July 2019

Environment Minister Stephen Dawson today announced Western Australia's new container deposit scheme, Containers for Change, will launch on Tuesday June 2, 2020 following the WA Day long weekend.

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Planning guidance to help communities cash in on recycling

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  [MEDIA] 31st May 2019

A new Western Australian Planning Commission position statement will guide infrastructure assessment and approvals for the State's container deposit scheme (CDS).

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WA CDS operator selected

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  [MEDIA] 15th May 2019

A new Western Australian Planning Commission position statement will guide infrastructure assessment and approvals for the State's container deposit scheme (CDS).

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Important milestones for WA’s container deposit scheme

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  [MEDIA] 14th May 2019

The McGowan Government has chosen a co-ordinator for Western Australia's container deposit scheme.

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State Budget balances environmental wins with job creation

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  [MEDIA] 9th May 2019

Western Australia's unique environment will be better protected with key projects funded in the McGowan Government's 2019-20 State Budget.

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Millions invested into WA’s container deposit scheme

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  [MEDIA] 9th May 2019

THE introduction of a container deposit scheme and increased aerial and beach patrols have been the biggest winners in the State Budget 2019/20.

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Bottles and cans stamped for refunds

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  [MEDIA] 15th April 2019

Preparations are well underway for Western Australia's container deposit scheme with producers starting to mark their product containers with the official refund labels.

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Bill passed to allow refunds for empty bottles and cans

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  [MEDIA] 13th April 2019

Western Australia's container deposit scheme is one step closer after the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Bill (Container Deposit) 2018 was passed by the Legislative Council today.

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Container deposit scheme laws introduced to Parliament

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  [MEDIA] 30th November 2018

Legislation to establish a container deposit scheme has been introduced into State Parliament, marking a significant milestone towards delivering the McGowan Government's election commitment.

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Western Australians behind container deposit scheme

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  [MEDIA] 11th April 2017

Western Australians have backed the McGowan Labor Government's new container deposit scheme with more than 3,000 people across the State responding to its recent public consultation.

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