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Regulated and Approved Containers

Regulated Containers are types of beverages and containers that the NT CDS applies to. These containers require a supply approval under the  Environment Protection (Beverage Containers and Plastic Bags) Act 2014.

All approved containers will have one of the following approved 10 cents refund markings on the label:

  • "10c refund at SA/NT collection depots in State/Territory of purchase"; or
  • "10c refund at collection depots when sold in NT".

It is an offence under the Container Deposit Scheme for a retailer to sell regulated containers that have not been approved for sale in the NT.
The regulated containers in the following factsheet require approval under the Environment Protection (Beverage Containers and Plastic Bags) Act
Regulated Containers Factsheet  (PDF | 120 KB) 

If you are unsure whether or not a product that you sell has been approved under the scheme please contact the Waste and Resource Recovery Team on 1800 752 632

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