Use your 10c refunds to save our turtles and whales!
You can double your impact every time you recycle, by donating your drink container refunds to our ocean plastics program. Together we can clean up our oceans and ensure the survival of our endangered ocean wildlife for generations to come.
Simply donate your 10c drink container refunds at a TOMRA reverse vending machine in NSW (Return and Earn), or a refund point in QLD, WA, or the NT.
How to donate your 10c container refund
At your local Reverse Vending Machine:
Voila! 100% of the refunds donated will help us save Australia’s threatened turtles and whales.
QLD / WA
Use the Scheme ID barcode below before inserting your containers into a TOMRA Reverse Vending Machine.
Quote our Scheme ID number to staff when returning your containers at other collection points & bag drop locations.
South Australia and the Northern Territory do not currently provide an option to donate your refund to charities.
Victoria container deposit scheme will commence on 1 November 2023.
Tasmania’s will commence in June 2024.
How to donate your 10c container refund to AMCS in the Return and Earn app (NSW only)
Log in to Return and Earn (NSW)
Scroll down and select Charities
Search for “Marine” and select Save Whales and Turtles from Plastic Pollution by AMCS
Click the Set as payout button
Once your active payout is set up to AMCS, simply scan your app on the barcode reader at the machine, start inserting your containers and press “TRANSFER” when finished!
When you donate your 10c container refund, you are doubling your impact by keeping bottles and cans out of the ocean AND directly supporting our work protecting the homes of whales, turtles and seabirds.
A4 Container Donation Poster
Print this A4 poster to put above your container collection box, bag or bin.