Change starts with our app

Download the Containers for Change QLD app

Available on Google Play and the App Store. Download here:


The app is packed with special features, including:


Save your favourite charity's scheme ID, or even a friend or relative's, to your app. Use their scheme ID at a container refund point to donate your refund to them.

scheme ID saver app feature

Scheme ID

Easily find your scheme ID stored in the app. The scheme ID barcode and QR code can be scanned at container refund points that have a scanner.

Transaction history

View your transaction history plus your total refunds in the app, just make sure you use your scheme ID when you return your containers.

Map functionality

Search for your nearest container refund point and follow the directions to get there; how easy!

Eligibility scanner

Built into the app is an eligibility scanner; if ever you are uncertain if a container is eligible or not, simply scan the barcode to see if it is.


It's our easy-to-use interactive educational tool that shows the value of your containers based on your weekly consumption habits and what products the material can be recycled into.

Recycle Race game

Players race against the clock to sort in/eligible containers into the correct bin and each time a container is sorted correctly, a player gets a virtual 10 cents. Play to see how you score.