Rebates and assistance


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.

There are many convenient container return sites across the Northern Territory.


  • reduce waste going to landfill 
  • reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions when the containers are recycled into products
  • reduce litter
  • donate money to charity or keep the refund

Key eligibility

All approved containers will have 1 of the following approved 10 cents refund markings on the label:

  • 10c refund at collection depots/points in participating State/Territory of purchase
  • 10c refund at SA/NT collection depots in State/Territory of purchase
  • 10c refund at collection depots when sold in NT

Other conditions may apply.

Next steps

Find container return sites at:

Northern Territory Government website