Northern Territory container deposit scheme

Last Modified: Thu May 17 2018 07:47:50 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 10c
    Refund offered by Northern Territory for each beverage container returned through collection depots as part of the Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) that began in January 2012.
  • 90 million
    + containers were collected during the period 2016-17, the most collected in any 12 month period since the scheme began.
  • $9 million
    + Collection depots paid out to Territorians during this time and this further demonstrates that Territorians continue to support the CDS.
  • 75%
    Precentage of Northern Territory residents have said they believe the CDS has been a success according to a recent survey.
  • 81%
    Percentage of Territorians participate in the CDS because they are environmentally conscious according to the survey.