Container Refund Scheme Container Refund Scheme


The Container Refund Scheme with help to reduce litter and plastic pollution in the environment and will provide a great opportunity for community groups and non-for-profit organisations to raise money through recycling.


Container Refund Scheme locations and times are as follows:

Roma – Administration Office – 1 Cartwright Street Roma

Monday to Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm (Maximum number of eligible containers is 100).

Roma – Roma Refuse Site – 269 Short Street Roma

Wednesday to Friday 1.00pm to 4.00pm and Saturday 10.00am to 4.00pm

Mitchell – Administration Office – 100 Cambridge Street

Monday to Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm (Maximum number of eligible containers is 100; for more than 100 containers, please make an appointment with the Mitchell Office at 1300 007 662).


Residents wanting to participate in the scheme will need to register. To register, click here.

Once registered, participates will receive a registration number (Scheme Account ID). This number will need to be displayed on each bag of containers when dropping off your containers at any drop off point.

You will not receive your refund at Maranoa’s drop off points, containers will be counted at a Commercial Bulk Sorting Depot and you will receive your refund via electronic funds transfer (EFT) transferred into your Scheme Account.


Click here to view eligible and excluded containers.

Click here to download a Container Exchange Program Claim Form.

Click here to download a Container Exchange Bulk Refund Declaration Form. This form is for all refund transactions of 1,500 container units and over.

Click here to view more information about the Container Refund Scheme.

For further information about the scheme please click here to visit the Containers for Change wesbite or contact Council's Waste Team on 1300 007 662.