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Latest news: Container deposit scheme

New OzHarvest Canberra van needed amid growing food insecurity

Demand for food assistance in Canberra has never been higher, OzHarvest Canberra city manager Bin Barnier says. But the recent acquisition of their third van improves the charity’s capacity to rescue and deliver more food, more reliably.

Recycling to keep pace with Reserve Bank

The ACT’s Container Deposit Scheme should perhaps be called a Housing Deposit Scheme because Greenway resident Ashlee Rankin is cashing in cans on a grand scale to help pay off her mortgage.

Container recycling takes off at Canberra Airport

The ACT Container Deposit Scheme has really taken off at Canberra Airport's six cafes and restaurants, with more than 11,000 containers having been returned in just three months.