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Cash for Cans! Introducing the ‘Container Deposit Scheme’

Thursday 31st August / presented by Chris Mason

Currently, drink containers are 35.2% of all litter in WA.
BUT!! You may soon be able to earn 10cents off your old bottles and cans if you recycle them...

The WA government has proposed a Container Deposit Scheme that would see the cash-for-containers initiative put into full fruition.
The intention will be to lower rates like our neighbours in South Australia who have had the scheme in place for forty years …
Container Deposit Scheme Manager Ro Richardson phoned in to tell us more.

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