Containers For Change
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Donate your containers at our container bins. Please keep your own containers and encourage your neighbours/ community/ workplace/ school to consider donating to the local Scout Group.
Eligible and ineligible Containers
Donate into the Scouts Container Bin
Most aluminium, glass, plastic, steel and liquid paperboard beverage containers between 150ml and three litres are eligible for a refund when returned to a container refund point. The beverage container will usually display the refund mark.
Popper style containers with flavoured milk or juice
beer and soft drinks - plastic or glass bottles and cans
flavoured milk bottles
Containers can be squashed but must be recognisable. Flattening helps the environment by reducing truck movements.
Place in home yellow lid Recycling Bin
There are some beverage containers that are not eligible for a refund. Generally excluded containers are those that are less than 150ml and greater than three litres. Other excluded containers include:
plain milk containers
Wine bottles; pure spirits
Containers 1L or more which have contained flavoured milk, pure fruit or vegetable juice, cask wine or cask water
Concentrated/undiluted cordial or syrup containers
Sachets above 250ml which have contained wine
Registered health tonics
Excluded containers, such as plain milk bottles and glass wine bottles, can still be recycled through existing kerbside collection or drop-off services.