Manufacturers, importers, retailers need to be aware that each applicable beverage container that enters NSW will attract a 18 cent charge, payable to the NSW scheme coordinator ( yet to be announced), in order to run the scheme. Each beverage label also will need to be registered with the NSW EPA- (Fee and lodgement processes yet to be determined).
Consumers will return applicable beverages to bottle banks ( deposit payable yet to be determined)
Tenders have been announced but no national logo or confirmed details have been finalised for labelling of beverage containers.
Importers, wholesalers and manufacturers of containers for beverages are advised to regularly review the NSW EPA website. www.epa.nsw.gov.au/waste/container-deposit-scheme.
Correct Food Systems will continue to keep you updated on this scheme, and the planned adoption in WA and QLD for 2018.