All Return and Earn return points located in Greater Sydney including the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour will be temporarily closed from 11.59pm Tuesday 20 July until 11.59pm on Friday 30 July 2021, in accordance with the latest Public Health Orders

All other return points located outside Greater Sydney remain open and can be accessed in line with the latest Public Health Orders.

Find out how Return and Earn is responding to COVID-19 here

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Media release
5 NOV 2017

Introducing Ernie, the Return and Earn wombat

The awareness campaign for the NSW Government’s Container Deposit Scheme – Return and Earn – has commenced in the lead up to the 1 December scheme commencement.