The region's can-do attitude to recycling is undoubtedly growing!
IMPACT Community Services' Container Refund Point on University Dr has witnessed a massive increase throughout the last year and December with more than a 100% increase.
IMPACT's Enterprises General Manager Robert Henderson said according to the COEX figures we had an "exceptional December" with figures up 180% on the previous year at the CRP.
He said throughout 2021 we also achieved a 108% increase on the previous year.
"This shows that recycling is being taken up by the Local Community," he said.
When you recycle with Containers for Change, you get a 10-cent refund for every eligible container you return.
Most aluminium, glass, plastic, steel and liquid paperboard beverage containers between 150ml and 3L are eligible for a 10 cent refund - they typically have a 10c refund mark on them.
You can check the eligibility by visiting the Containers for Change here.
Some of the items that are not eligible include:
IMPACT's Container Refund Point is located at 78 University Dr and open from 7.30am to 4pm on weekdays and 8am to midday on Saturdays.