Container Deposit Scheme in Victoria.

Victoria’s Container Deposit Scheme

We’ll pay you for eligible bottles and cans with a 10¢ refund symbol on the packaging. Find your nearest Drop-off location or learn about our Pickup Service and get paid to recycle.

Our Services

Drop-Off

Whether you’ve collected 1 or 100,000 eligible containers, Envirobank has high-speed depots, RVMs and Drop’n’Go services around the country. Find your nearest drop-off location.

Pickup

Create an Envirobank account to book a pickup for your 10¢ recycling. You’ll get the $ and the sustainability stats in your account within two working days of pickup.

Get paid to recycle.

How it works

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Collect

Bottles and cans must be clean and have the barcode intact

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Recycle

Return containers to a drop-off location or create an account to book a pickup.

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Earn

Get paid 10¢ for every eligible container. It’s a tax-free refund.

What can I recycle?

Check for a 10¢ refund symbol

Bottles and cans with a 10¢ refund symbol can be recycled.  They need to be liquid-free, uncrushed and barcode intact. Lids can stay on in VIC. Wine and spirits aren’t part of the scheme, except in Queensland.

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100% Clean Recycling

No contamination, just the circular economy at work

Even if you do right by your yellow bin, your recycling can still end up in landfill. All it takes is a passer-by’s banana peel to contaminate the whole truckload! Make sure your recycling actually gets recycled, and get paid for it.

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For large organisations

Does your organisation (business, school, club or community group) require, regular pickups of more than 5,000 containers, equipment rental services or information about fundraising? Get in touch by filling out the form below.