How much do you get for returning wine bottles?
Every eligible bottle, can or carton you return is worth 10 cents. Reverse Vending Machines offer you cash vouchers, electronic payment (via the myTOMRA app) or the option to donate. Over the Counter sites offer you cash refunds and some offer the opportunity to donate.
Can you get money back for wine bottles?
You can get a 10-cent refund when you return an eligible drink container to one of over 600 return points across NSW.
Why do they not refund wine bottles?
Wine bottles and spirits bottles are not eligible, as research shows these drinks are more often consumed in the home and are less likely to end up as litter.
What happens to wine bottles?
After being collected, glass bottles are crushed and ground into what’s called “cullet,” and this ground glass is sold back to glass manufacturers to be melted into new products, including new bottles. “New” glass can contain as much as 70 percent cullet.
Are milk bottles recyclable?
Plastic milk bottles can be recycled through a closed loop process – this means that the milk bottle you put in your recycling bin can be part of a new bottle!