Containers for Change

Don't throw your 10c containers away – recycle them to raise funds for the Cowboys Community Foundation and reduce landfill.

We're on a mission to recycle 100,000 containers in 2023 – join us by recycling at home or work!


Goal for 2023


10c Containers


10c Containers collected so far!

Donate your container return

Collecting containers is a simple, effective way to raise funds for our charity!

Every eligible container returned through Containers for Change (Qld, WA) is worth 10 cents – and this can add up quickly.

All proceeds from container returns will support our programs, improving access to education, training and employment opportunities to improve the lives of North Queenslanders.

Quote our scheme ID

You'll need to quote our charity scheme ID at the container collection point to direct your donation to us.

ID: C10607514

Containers @ Home

Collect eligible containers

Most aluminium, glass, plastic, steel and liquid paperboard drink containers between 150ml and 3L are eligible.

Take them to a container refund point

Earn a refund or donate

You’ll receive 10 cents for every eligible container you return which you can keep or donate to our charity!

Containers @ Work

We’re calling on the business community to fundraise for us with your recycled containers!

This can involve a dedicated collection bin supplied and based on your premises that’s emptied weekly by the collection centre (by arrangement).

Alternatively, collect your containers and recycle at your local Containers for Change collection point, quoting our scheme ID C10607514.


Cynthia Cormack
Head of Brand & Giving - Community
Tel: +61 7 4773 0700