for Castle Hill Ray Williams today announced that more than 1.8 million
containers have been returned to reverse vending machines in Castle Hill since
the scheme began in December last year.
average, our local constituents are returning around 20,000 containers each
day. I would like to congratulate the
residents of Castle Hill for this fantastic result” said Mr Williams. “I drive
by the kiosk at Woolworth Kellyville almost every day, and I always see people
depositing their containers. It’s fantastic”!
and Earn is the largest litter initiative ever introduced in NSW, and it is
great to see the residents of Castle Hill getting behind the scheme, and doing
their bit to keep our local community clean”, said Mr Williams.
Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton thanked the residents of Castle Hill for
their support of Return and Earn.
Hill’s enthusiastic participation exemplifies the widespread support for Return and Earn in NSW, with almost 120
million containers returned across the state since the scheme began.”
are will soon be close to 500 operational Return and Earn across the NSW, as
more are to be rolled out in the weeks to come.
drink containers between 150ml and three litres are eligible for the 10c
refund. Containers should be intact (not crushed or broken) and have a readable
barcode to be eligible.
more information, including a full list of eligible drink containers, visit: www.returnandearn.org.au