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.




2018-2019 fees:
Application Fee
$140.70 Collection depot
$881.50 Super collector

2018-2019 fees:
Annual Fee
Collection depots:
$307.50 Collection depots located in metropolitan Adelaide
$153.75 Depots located outside of metropolitan Adelaide
Super collectors:
$656.00 Annually

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.

Container Deposit Legislation

Operating address: Level 2
211 Victoria Square
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address: GPO Box 2607
Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: 0882041180
Fax: 0882042020
Website: (Opens in new window)