Bush councils struggling to make cents of bottle refunds

Carl Harvey and Jay Blinco with bottles worth 20 cents ... if they could find a refund point.

ANYONE IN the far southwest hoping to make some pocket money from the container refund scheme could be sitting on their cans for a while. The state government launched the program at more than 230 drop-off points on 1 November, claiming more than five million cans, bottles and cartons were recycled in the first week, while creating 550 jobs.

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