The ACT CDS is the smart way for community groups and businesses to raise
funds. It encourages recycling in our community and aims to
reduce litter and waste to landfill.
How to raise funds
Fundraising with the ACT CDS helps you reduce your environmental footprint while raising awareness and much-needed funds for your chosen cause.
It’s a clean, green fundraising machine and it’s so simple to participate!
Fill out the online form below to download the fundraising toolkit. This toolkit provides helpful information and material you can use to promote your event.
Start promoting your event. If you are an approved donation recipient, share your ten-digit number with your community. Get in touch with us if you would like help spreading the word!
Celebrate your collection drive or fundraising effort! Get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you a Certificate of appreciation.
Things to know
Consider the size of your event
This will determine how you collect and return the containers to a return point. For example, a few wheelie bins or a trailer might be suitable for a small event whereas hiring a bulka bag or trash pack might be required for a larger event.
Find out more about Return-It’s free trailer hire program
The ACT CDS return point operator, Return-It, has introduced a free trailer hire program for communities and businesses. Trailers are available at Cash-back Depots and come with 240 litre Return-It bins and bulka bags. To find out more and make a booking, visit Trailer Program.
There are a number of return points located across the ACT – there is one near you!Find out more
Eligible drink containers are those that are commonly found in the litter stream and are smaller, more portable containers. Larger containers that are often used at home are not eligible under the ACT CDS.Find out more