COVID UPDATE – with each state having different restrictions, we’ve compiled information in regards to returning your containers in the current environment:

TOMRA Recycling Centre – Coconut Grove, NT

TOMRA Recycling Centre – Coconut Grove

11 Tang St, Coconut Grove NT 0810

Welcome to TOMRA Coconut Grove! Darwin’s only fully automated Recycling Centre. Located at 11 Tang Street, it has 6 Reverse Vending Machines, express bag drop, commercial bulk service and air-conditioning.

So it’s faster, family-friendly and more rewarding than ever. Plus, no more pre-sorting your containers by colour, you now only need to separate glass from lightweights and our technology will sort the rest for you.

Opening hours:

Mon-Fri: 8am-6pm
Sat: 8am – 1pm
Closed Sundays and Public Holidays

Bag Drop Operating hours:

Mon-Fri: 9am-4pm
Sat: 9am-12pm
Closed Sundays and Public Holidays

Phone: 1300 418 144

What’s Eligible?

Most beverage containers (larger than 150ml and smaller than 3L) that are made from aluminium, glass, plastic, steel and liquid paperboard are eligible for a 10c refund when returned to a Return and Earn Reverse Vending Machine.

Do not crush the containers or remove the labels as our scanners will need to identify the shape, label and barcode to register the refund. Recyclers can leave their lids on when returning your containers.


Eligible containers:

  • Eligible Containers
  • Aluminium Cans - Eligible
  • Glass Bottles - Eligible
  • Plastic Bottles - Eligible
  • Paperboard Cartons - Eligible

Ineligible containers:

  • Ineligible Containers
  • Fruit Juice Cartons - Ineligible
  • Cordial Bottles - Ineligible
  • Wine and Spirit Bottles - Inelligible
  • Milk Containers - Ineligible

How to get your refund


  1. Simply return your containers at the machine, then press the “Voucher” button.
  2. Exchange your voucher at the counter to get your cash


  1. Download the myTOMRA App, select Paypal as your payout method and link to your Paypal account.
  2. Scan your myTOMRA App barcode at the machine before you start your session.
  3. Insert your containers and select Payout when you’re done. ​You should receive your refund within 1 business day.

Charity Donation

  1. Return your containers, select “Donate” on screen, and choose ​the on-screen charity of your choice.
  2. Insert your containers and select “Payout” on the screen ​when you’re done. The charity will receive 100% of your ​donated refund within 1 week.