Collection Depot Approval - South Australia


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
$140.70 - Collection depot; $864.30 - Super collector

Annual fees apply for approved collection depots

Collection depots:

  • $301.50 - depots located in metropolitan Adelaide
  • $150.75 - depots located outside of metropolitan Adelaide

Super collectors:
  • $643.20

Act(s) name

Environment Protection Act 1993 SA

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.

Team Leader, Container Deposit Legislation

Operating address: 250 Victoria Square
Adelaide SA 5000
Phone: 0882041180
Fax: 0882042161
Website: (Opens in new window)