šŸ“¢Ā Donate your drink containers and HELP CAFNEC!Ā šŸ“¢

On the 1st of November 2018 theĀ Containers for Change QLDĀ scheme began. This means most beverage containers now have a 10c value that can be redeemed by taking your containers to a depot.

CAFNEC is excited to announce we have signed up as a registered charity that you can donate to via the scheme and it is so easy!

Simply collect your eligible containers, take them to a depot and enter CAFNEC’s scheme ID C10006963, the refund will be sent to us automatically.Ā 

Your beverage containers like beer bottles and cans are now worth money so you can either put them in the recycling bin and give that money to the local council when they collect your rubbish or you could save them up and drop them at a depot and make a donation to CAFNEC!

List of eligible containers here:Ā https://bit.ly/2PTLhZB
Containers for Change website:Ā https://www.containersforchange.com.au/where-can-i-return
List of drop off points in FNQ:Ā We would recommend going to an ‘Over the counter depot’ for your first drop off to familiarise yourself with the process.

Container Depot Facility Address Opening Hours Type
Re.Turn-It ,Manunda 16 Adelaide Street, Manunda Mon – Fri 8 am to 4 pm, Sat 9 am to 2 pm, Sun 10 am to 2 pm Over the counter depots
R.Turn-It @ Vinnies, Manunda 85 Anderson Street, Manunda Mon – Fri 9 am to 4 pm, Sat 9 am to 12 pm Drop-offs (bag it, tag it, drop it)
Cash 4 Containers FNQ, Yarrabah The Esplanade, Yarrabah Sat 10 am to 2 pm Mobile & pop-up refund points
Palm Tree Recyclers Pty LYd Lot 15 – 17, 12 Franzmann Street, Bungalow Mon – Fri 8 am to 5 pm, Sat – Sun 9 am to 2 pm Over the counter depots
North Queensland Recycling Agents 152 Newell Street, Bungalow Mon – Fri 6:30 am to 5 pm, Sat 6:30 to 2 pm, Sun 9 am to 2 pm Over the counter depots
Re.Turn-It @ Vinnies, Earlville 479 Mulgrave Road, Earlville Mon – Fri 9 am to 5pm, Sat 9 am to 12 pm Drop-offs (bag it, tag it, drop it)
Re,Turn- It @ Vinnies, Woree 14 Spoto Street, Woree Mon – Fri 9 am to 3 pm Drop-offs (bag it, tag it, drop it)

We are hoping that our supporters and members can really get on board with this, participate and promote to others to support CAFNEC too. As an organisation we campaigned hard to see this litter prevention legislation introduced and it is great to think of how it can support our continued work. We just need everyone to get on board!

We’re currently looking for volunteers to help us grow this fundraising option by setting up a monthly business collection route to collect containers from hospitality businesses and look into other ways of collecting for CAFNEC. If you’re interested contact Bess community@nullcafnec.org.au.