NSW Container Deposit Scheme

April 2018 report

The CIE has advised the NSW Government on the impacts of the introduction of the container deposit scheme (CDS), Return and Earn. This has included:

  • advising the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal on the impacts of the CDS on household consumption of and expenditure on beverages – view report here.
  • advising the NSW Office of Local Government on the impacts of the CDS on material recovery facilities, and the contextual issue of recycling given the imposition of import restrictions on recycled materials into China - view report here.

For further information contact Phil Manners.