Return and Earn Scheme Partners Celebrate Success

“Not only is the scheme putting money in the pockets of the people of NSW, thousands of community groups, charities and schools are also sharing in the benefits with over $18.2 million returned via donations and fees from hosting return points,” he said. “The scheme directly employs over 700 people across the state and provides opportunities for social enterprises such as Vinnies, Hoxton Industries and Citizen Blue to also raise funds as return point operators in our customer-focused and convenient network.” James Dorney, CEO TOMRA Cleanaway

2020’s NSW Environmental Citizen of the Year

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.

Nambucca Heads Volunteers Raise $25,000 From Recycling and Save Local Golf Club!

With over 600 return points across NSW, the opportunity to form partnerships is endless. Nambucca Heads Islands Golf Club’s fundraising initiative making use of Return and Earn, is a demonstration of the initiatives and outcomes the community are achieving through use of the scheme.

Out and About with TOMRA Cleanaway – The Riverina Recycling Revolution

Data from the Environment Protection Authority shows Young residents have recycled more than 18,700,000 items through Return and Earn in the past three years.The South Western Slopes and Riverina area of NSW is rich in agriculture thanks to the magnificent...

TOMRA Cleanaway are Stepping Up to Clean Up in 2021

In 2020, TOMRA Cleanaway stepped up at Sydney Olympic Park in Sydney with Return and Earn Scheme partners Exchange for Change and TOMRA Collections Solutions Australia.

Waste Industry Backs Victorian Container Deposit Scheme Model

The split responsibility model container deposit scheme that is delivered through a separate network operator and scheme coordinator in NSW has demonstrated results.

NSW’s Circular Economy Boosted through Industry Collaboration

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.

5 Billion Reasons and More to Celebrate Success

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.

Tasmanian Government Applauded for choosing a Container Refund Scheme that benefits all

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).

Let’s start a conversation – The Blue Tree of Warialda

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.

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Return and Earn Scheme Partners Celebrate Success

Return and Earn Scheme Partners Celebrate Success

“Not only is the scheme putting money in the pockets of the people of NSW, thousands of community groups, charities and schools are also sharing in the benefits with over $18.2 million returned via donations and fees from hosting return points,” he said. “The scheme directly employs over 700 people across the state and provides opportunities for social enterprises such as Vinnies, Hoxton Industries and Citizen Blue to also raise funds as return point operators in our customer-focused and convenient network.” James Dorney, CEO TOMRA Cleanaway