On World Environment Day 2020, and octogenarian eco-warrior, 81 year old Robert ‘Bob’ Jolley was announced as the state winner of the NSW Environmental Citizen of the Year Award by NSW Minister for Energy and Environment, Matt Kean.
This new facility for PET plastic will recycle the containers collected through the NSW Return and Earn Scheme and Cleanaway’s Material Recovery Facilities, helping create a domestic circular economy.
Success highlights the extent to which the state’s container deposit scheme has changed attitudes to litter, waste and recycling across NSW in the past three years.
TOMRA Cleanaway welcomes today’s announcement by the Tasmanian Government to adopt a split-responsibility model for the state’s proposed Container Refund Scheme (CRS).
The Blue Tree Project is sparking a conversation about mental health. Don’t be afraid to say the wrong thing, be brave. By spreading the message that “it’s OK to not be OK”, we can help break down the stigma that is still largely attached to mental health.
Global leader in collecting beverage containers for recycling, TOMRA, reveals findings from effective deposit return systems
Vale Peter Quarmby 1959- 2021- Vinnies Executive Officer, humanitarian, leader, supporter of Return and Earn and friend.
The team behind Return and Earn, including staff from the NSW Environment Protection Authority, scheme coordinator Exchange for Change and network operator TOMRA Cleanaway, were saddened to learn of the passing of longtime friend and supporter of the scheme, Peter Quarmby, this week following a long battle with illness.
Members of TOMRA Cleanaway, network operator for Return and Earn and their joint venture partners Cleanaway and TOMRA Collections Solutions Australia recently joined with Exchange for Change, scheme coordinator for Return and Earn, to celebrate NSW local government involvement in 3 years of operation of the Return and Earn container deposit scheme.
We love getting to know our Over the Counter collection point operators and their teams that provide services to the local communities across NSW. Artwork by David Lee Pereira
TOMRA Cleanaway Celebrates National Recycling Week 2020 with 4.5 billion containers returned through the Return and Earn Container Deposit Scheme