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Container Deposit Scheme Quarterly Report 1 April to 30 June 2013

Details:

Title

Container Deposit Scheme Quarterly Report 1 April to 30 June 2013

Collection

Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority report; Reports; PublicationNT

Date

2013

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Notes

Date:2013

Language

English

Subject

Recycling (Waste, Etc.) -- Northern Territory

Publisher name

Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority

Place of publication

Darwin

Copyright owner

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Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/247464

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/576827

Page content

Quarterly Report April to June 2013 5 Figure 1: Number of Containers Redeemed at Collection Depots by Quarter 0 5000000 10000000 15000000 20000000 25000000 Jan-Mar '12 Apr-Jun '12 July-Sept '12 Oct-Dec '12 Jan-Mar '13 Apr-Jun '13 N u m b e r o f C o n ta in e rs Quarter 2012-13 Containers Redeemed at Collection Depots As Figure 1 demonstrates, overall the number of containers redeemed at Collection Depots has continued to rise since the commencement of the scheme in January 2012. The number of containers redeemed in the April to June 2013 quarter has increased by over 5 million on the same period in 2012. Figure 1 indicates a spike in the January to March 13 quarter with an unusually high amount of containers redeemed. This was due to communities redeeming all of their stored containers as there was a perception of uncertainty surrounding the future of the scheme at the time of the Federal Court ruling on the Mutual Recognition Act Figure 2: Collection Depot Redemptions by Material Type Of the containers redeemed in the April to June 2013 quarter, 56.29% of all containers redeemed were aluminium, 24.15% were glass and 15.58% were PET (see Figure 2).


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