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Get your business involved with the ACT Container Deposit Scheme – free business guide and toolkit

  • 1.  Get your business involved with the ACT Container Deposit Scheme – free business guide and toolkit

    Posted 24-11-2021 13:18
    Edited by Monica Boeck 24-11-2021 13:18

    The ACT Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) is a great way for businesses to reduce waste management costs, increase recycling, and get employees involved in raising funds for a good cause. Businesses play a key role in returning large volumes of drink containers through the ACT CDS leading to better environmental and social outcomes for the community. 

    The benefits for your business of recycling and fundraising with the ACT CDS

    • Increased employee engagement. Get everyone at your work involved in recycling their drink containers as a fun and rewarding team effort that you all feel proud of.
    • Demonstrate your business' green credentials. Recycling through the ACT CDS highlights your commitment to the environment. Funds raised through the 10 cent refunds can be donated to local charities or other causes to further showcase your dedication to making the world a better place.
    • Reduce waste management costs. Sorting your eligible containers from the rest of your recycling helps reduce your collection costs.

     How to get your business involved

    1. Download our free business guide and toolkit and set up your fundraising account to get your business recycling and fundraising through the ACT CDS. This guide is designed to help your business and employees engage in recycling, raise funds to support a good cause and reduce waste management costs. It also includes tips and resources to get the most value out of your container collection drive.
    2. Collect eligible drink containersfrom your business and drop off at a ACT CDS return point.
    3. Redeem your refunds – these can be donated to a social event or a good cause using your business fundraising account.

    For more information about getting your business involved and to read about Canberra businesses participating in the ACT CDS, visit our get your business involved page. 

    Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions and we will be happy to provide support to your business.


    Monica Boeck

    ACT Marketing and Communications Coordinator

    Exchange for Change

    Monica Boeck
    Exchange for Change