Approval of Class of Container / Label - South Australia

Description

You will require approval if you are a manufacturer or distributor of beverages sold in containers covered by the container deposit legislative provisions before the sale of that beverage in South Australia commences.

You must ensure containers are labelled with the approved refund marking, and put in place an effective and appropriate waste management arrangement for the payment of refunds to consumers, and the collection and recycling of containers returned.

Non-compliance may result in the prohibition of beverage container sales, enforcement action including civil and/or criminal proceedings, and the reprinting of labels.

Please contact the agency for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Containers up to 3 litres are eligible for a refund, excluding plain milk, wine and spirits, and fruit juice and flavoured milks in containers of 1 or more litres.

Duration

Ongoing

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $328.50

Application with 1 label.

Apply Application All $547.50

Application with 2-5 labels.

Apply Application All $810.30

Application with 6-10 labels.

Apply Application All $1335.90

Application with 11-20 labels.

Apply Application All $2387.10

Application with more than 20 labels.

Other resources

Application process

Apply

You must complete the application and submit it with fee payment to the agency before the distribution and sale of beverage containers in South Australia. You must include an electronic copy of the container label displaying the name of the beverage, the barcode and the approved refund statement.

Transfer

Licence is not transferable.

Additional information

You must include an electronic copy of the container label displaying the name of the beverage, the barcode and the approved refund statement.

Administering agency

Environment Protection Authority

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Container Deposit Legislation

Environment Protection Authority

Operating address: Level 2
211 Victoria Square
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Operating address: 11 Helen Street
Mount Gambier, South Australia 5291
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2607
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Toll Free: 1800 623 445
Phone: 08 8204 2004
Fax: 08 8124 4670
Email: EPA.CDLteam@sa.gov.au
Website: Environment Protection Authority (Opens in new window)