Project Description

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

Take ‘em to TOMRA​

Reverse Vending Machine

Up to 12 automated RVMs at every
Containers for Change location ​

Friendly Staff

Friendly staff on hand to help​

Fast – return up to 100 containers per minute

Containers for Change Return Point

Convenient – open every day
Mon-Fri 7am-7pm , Sat-Sun 7am-5pm

Find your nearest WA return point:

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 TOMRA Reverse Vending Machine.

Do not crush your containers or remove the labels as our scanners will need to identify the shape, label and barcode to register your refund.

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

Cash Voucher

  1. Cash vouchers are available from all TOMRA Reverse Vending Machines (RVMs) and are redeemable for instant cash at your local retail redemption partner (listed on the top of the voucher).
  2. Simply return your containers through the RVM and press “Voucher” on the screen. No sign-up necessary.
  3. Hand your voucher in to the service counter at your local retail redemption partner (Woolworths / Coles) to receive instant cash.

Shopping Discount

  1. Retail cash vouchers are available from all TOMRA Reverse Vending Machines (RVMs) and are redeemable for instant cash at your local retail redemption partner (listedon the top of the voucher).
  2. Simply return your containers through the RVM and press “Voucher” on the screen. No sign-up necessary.
  3. Scan your voucher at your local retail redemption partner (listedon the voucher) when paying for your groceries to get your shopping discount.

Bank Transfer

  1. Sign up for a scheme ID from the Containers for Change website. Once you have signed up, you will receive a Scheme ID Barcode.
  2. Scan your scheme ID barcode at any TOMRA Reverse Vending Machine before you start your session.
  3. Insert containers and press “Payout” on the screen when you’re done – you will get your refund within 1 business day.

PayPal

  1. Sign up for a scheme ID from the Containers for Change website. Once you have signed up, you will receive a Scheme ID Barcode.
  2. Scan your scheme ID barcode at any TOMRA Reverse Vending Machine before you start your session.
  3. Insert containers and press “Payout” on the screen when you’re done – you will get your refund within 1 business day.

Charity Donation

  1. Visit the Containers for Change website to find the Containers for Change Scheme ID for the charity or community group you’re looking to donate to.
  2. Once you’re at the RVM, scan the Scheme ID barcode of the charity you’d like to donate to at the TOMRA Reverse Vending Machine before you start your session.
  3. Return your containers and press “Payout” on screen when you’re done – the charity will get 100% of your donated refund within 1 week.