Collection Depot Approval - South Australia

Service summary

A person must not operate a collection depot or carry on business as a super collector, without EPA approval. The applicant must have regard to the need for a sustainable waste management system for the payment of the mandatory refund amount for deposit bearing containers, and the collection and recycling of the containers.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.




Application Fee
$137.90 - Collection depot; $847.10 -Super collector

Annual fees apply for approved collection depots

Collection depots:

  • $295.50 - depots located in metropolitan Adelaide
  • $147.75 - depots located outside of metropolitan Adelaide

Super collectors:
  • $630.40

Administering agency

Environment Protection Authority

Act(s) name

Environment Protection Act 1993 (South Australia)

Contact details

Team Leader, Container Deposit Legislation

Operating address:
250 Victoria Square
Adelaide SA 5000





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