What retailers need to know about the Queensland Container Refund Scheme

Queensland Refund Scheme

The Queensland Container Refund Scheme (CRS) launches on 1 November this year. Under the scheme, a 10 cent refund will be provided to consumers for eligible, empty drink containers between 150ml and 3L in size that are returned to a participating Container Refund point. What retailers need to know The CRS will primarily affect manufacturers who produce […]

Queensland rolls out Container Refund Scheme

Did you know that 2.4 billion drink containers are used in QLD each year? Drink containers are also the most commonly littered item after cigarette butts even though most can be recycled. In response, the Queensland Government will be introducing a Container Refund Scheme this year. Given the substantial changes such a scheme presents to […]

Container Exchange: Learn about the opportunities available to businesses

Queensland is the next state to roll out the container deposit scheme. Container Exchange is the Product Responsibility Organisation that is working to build the network of Container Refund Points.  Container Exchange would like to invite NRA members to one of the briefing sessions they’ll be hosting in the next fortnight to explain some of the […]

Technology retailer under fire for ‘misleading’ Returns Policy

by Ben Desir, NRA Legal Workplace Advisor The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has instituted proceedings for misleading and deceptive conduct against a technology retailer. The ACCC has accused several entities operating under the MSY Technology banner of misrepresenting consumers’ rights to remedies for faulty products, by claiming that: MSY Technology had discretion to […]