NSW recycle deposit scheme fails to hit customer target

NSW recycle deposit scheme fails to hit customer target

NSW recycle deposit scheme fails to hit customer target

The Australian

The NSW government’s anti-litter can and bottle deposit scheme has collected less than a third of containers expected in its first three months, with the program hitting less than 10 per cent of its target during the first month of operations.

Under the government’s ­Return and Earn scheme, 120.4 million bottles and cans were dropped off at “collection points” between December and February, just 28 per cent of the 428 million containers forecast. Read the full story here.