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Plastic waste

Australasian recycling label

Program name
Australasian Recycling Label

The Australasian Recycling Label provides Australians with easy-to-understand recycling information when you need it most.  It makes it easier for you to put the right packaging in the right bin. It removes confusion, saves time and reduces waste going to landfill.

Product stewardship grants to reduce waste and increase recycling rates

Program name
National Product Stewardship Investment Fund

The National Product Stewardship Investment Fund provides grants of up to $1 million for projects that will deliver against the fund's two objectives. To accelerate work on new product stewardship schemes and/or improve rates of recycling across new and existing schemes.

Grants to reduce packaging waste for organisations

Program name
Investment Support Grants – Packaging

he Investment Support Grants – Packaging program provides grants of up to $50,000 to eligible small to medium enterprises, not-for-profits and social enterprises who use, manufacture and/or recycle packaging to invest in projects that reduce packaging waste going to landfill. 

Container deposit refund scheme - SA

Program name
Container Deposit Scheme

The Container Deposit Scheme enables people in South Australia to take eligible beverage containers to return points and receive a 10 cent refund for each container. You can choose to keep your refund or donate it to charity.

Container deposit refund scheme - Qld

Program name
Containers for Change

The Containers for Change scheme enables people in Queensland to take eligible beverage containers to return points and receive a 10 cent refund for each container. You can choose to keep your refund or donate it to charity.

Container deposit refund scheme - NT

Program name
Container Deposit Scheme

The Container Deposit Scheme enables people in the Northern Territory to take eligible beverage containers to return points and receive a 10 cent refund for each container. You can choose to keep your refund or donate it to charity.

Container deposit refund scheme - NSW

Program name
Return and Earn

The Return and Earn program enables people in New South Wales to take eligible beverage containers to return points and receive a 10 cent refund for each container. You can choose to keep your refund or donate it to charity.

Container deposit refund scheme - ACT

Program name
ACT Container Deposit Scheme

The Container Deposit Scheme enables Canberrans to take eligible beverage containers to return points and receive a 10 cent refund for each container. You can choose to keep your refund or donate it to charity.

Business recycling equipment rebate

Program name
Bin Trim Rebates

The Bin Trim Rebates program assists eligible New South Wales businesses with rebates of between $1000 and $50,000 to purchase recycling equipment.