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Return and Earn return points in Greater Sydney will reopen in stages. When open they can be accessed for returns in line with the latest Public Health Orders.

From 15 September 2021 return points in Blue Mountains, Camden, Canada Bay, Hawkesbury, Hornsby, Hunters Hill, Inner West, Ku-ring-gai, Lane Cove, Mosman, Northern Beaches, some suburbs of Penrith, Randwick, Ryde, Sutherland, Sydney, The Hills, Waverley, Wollondilly and Wollongong local government areas will commence reopening.

From 22 September 2021, some automated depots in Bayside, Blacktown, Canterbury-Bankstown and Liverpool local government areas will commence reopening. Please check online for details. 

From 29 September 2021 reverse-vending machines (RVMs) and OTCs in Bayside, Blacktown, Burwood, Campbelltown, Canterbury-Bankstown, Cumberland, Fairfield, Georges River, Liverpool, Parramatta, remaining suburbs of Penrith, and Strathfield local government areas will commence reopening.

Return points in regional NSW remain open.

Anyone visiting a return point must ensure they comply with the latest Public Health Orders including checking-in via the QR code displayed, wearing a mask, maintaining social distancing of a least 1.5 metres from others, and practice good hygiene.

We recommend checking the status of your nearest return point online or via the myTOMRA app before visiting and avoiding peak times where possible.

More information on how Return and Earn is responding to COVID-19 including details of our covid-safe measures is available here. 

NSW you’ve returned 6,031,867,261 drink containers so far!
6,031,867,261 containers returned
That’s equal to 499.0 return trips between Sydney and Melbourne!
That’s equal to 499.0 return trips between Sydney and Melbourne!
That’s equal to 24.5 trips around the coastline of Australia!
That’s equal to 24.5 trips around the coastline of Australia!
That’s equal to about 229% of a trip to the moon!
That’s equal to about 229% of a trip to the moon!
Keep it up NSW Keep it up NSW
Disclaimer: Counter updated daily. Average container size approximately 146mm as calculated by Tomra Cleanaway. Sydney/Melbourne driving distance via M31 is approximately 878km each way (source). Calculated mainland coastline length of Australia 35,877km (source). Calculated distance to moon 384,400km (source).
Disclaimer: Counter updated daily. Average container size approximately 146mm as calculated by Tomra Cleanaway. Sydney/Melbourne driving distance via M31 is approximately 878km each way (source).
Disclaimer: Counter updated daily. Average container size approximately 146mm as calculated by Tomra Cleanaway. Calculated mainland coastline length of Australia 35,877km (source).
Disclaimer: Counter updated daily. Average container size approximately 146mm as calculated by Tomra Cleanaway. Calculated distance to moon 384,400km (source).

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