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Containers For Change raises money for DVConnect through recycling

Every container you recycle through the Containers for Change charity program will mean 10c is donated to DVConnect to help Queenslanders escape domestic and family violence.

 

How does Containers for Change work?

  • You collect eligible containers
  • Take them to a deposit centre
  • Deposit the containers using our Scheme ID: C10028088
  • We will get 0.10c for every container they deposit

 

Where can you deposit containers?

Find your closest Containers for Change deposit centre.

 

Eligible containers – YES

  

 

Ineligible containers – NO

 

What is Containers for Change?

This scheme is a Queensland Government initiative to reduce litter and increase recycling. If you enter our DVConnect Scheme ID C10028088 when you recycle, we receive $0.10c for each container. For more information, check out their website.

If you would like to do this at your workplace, school or university, these poster might be helpful.

 

Help DVConnect and help clean up Queensland.

As a state, we’re great at many things. However, when it comes to recycling, Queensland can do a lot better. In fact, we have one of the lowest recycling rates in Australia, at around 44%.  Each year, approximately three billion beverage containers are generated in our state alone and are the second most littered item. So to help us all improve our recycling efforts and keep our beautiful environment litter-free, this scheme lets people get a 10 cent refund for each eligible container returned to a refund point. 

Check out other ways you can help DVConnect raise funds to help more Queenslanders escape domestic, family and sexual violence.

Thank you for your help, for everything you have done for me over the last few days. Your services are more than impressive and impeccable for anyone who may be in danger or in need of help of any kind. I may not be here today without your protection and the services you provided me. It is amazing to know there are people out there that give their absolute best to keep others safe, because they can and they care. Before making the call to you I felt too ashamed and far too proud to ask anyone for help. But now I feel strong knowing that I had the courage to put my hand up and ask for help. It saved my life! 

Sarah, Gold Coast

We need your support.

With your donation we can:

  • Provide more emergency transport and accommodation to those escaping violence.
  • Provide more temporary accommodation for pets whose families have escaped violence.
  • Provide more crisis counselling to those who have experienced violence.
  • Educate Queenslanders on how they can help family/friends experiencing violence.