Container Deposit Scheme

It has been announced that Victoria’s much anticipated container deposit scheme, CDS Vic, will begin on 1 November 2023.

CDS Vic will allow Victorians to return certain used drink cans, bottles and cartons for a 10-cent refund.

For more information read the Premier’s Press Release from 14 April 2023, Victorians To Benefit From New Container Deposit Scheme

For further information on the scheme such as:

  • Which containers are eligible for refund
  • Who will run the scheme
  • Where you can take your drink containers
  • How your organisation, charity, community group, or educational organisation can express their interest in participating in the scheme

Visit Victoria’s Container Deposit Scheme.

Return-It has been confirmed as the Container Deposit Scheme network operator for Mornington Peninsula Shire.

If you are interested in hosting a CDS refund point; becoming a donation partner; or charity and community group fundraising please visit the Return-It website: Return-It Vic – Partnership Opportunities

The Shire will share further announcements and updates on the scheme as they are released by the State Government in the coming months.