Money Raised $512258
100% of donations go to Rural Aid to support farmers and rural communities by supplying Hay, Water and Pre-paid visa cards for farming families to use in their local economy.
EVERY ELIGIBLE BOTTLE AND CAN YOU DONATE RAISES 10c FOR RURAL AID
Our farmers are facing unprecedented bushfires and drought. Some towns have been burnt to the ground and others could run out of water.
The good news is that you can help by donating some of your empty drink containers at any TOMRA Recycling Location (Return and Earn in NSW and Containers for Change in QLD). Every eligible container donated raises 10c for our Bottles for the Bush Appeal and all funds raised go to Rural Aid to support our farmers and rural communities in need.
How Bottles for the Bush started out
Launched in November 2019, the original goal of Bottles for the Bush was to raise $250,000 which recyclers in Australia helped us smash only weeks into the campaign. We then extended our goal to $500,000 which we have reached as well. Although the appeal has hit its target, our farmers continue to need our support – additional donated containers will continue to support Rural Communities in need across Australia. To those that have already donated and pledged, we thank you for your continued generosity.
Collect empty containers.
See the full list of eligible containers here.
Take containers to your nearest
TOMRA Recycling Location.
Scan your Rural Aid barcode at the Reverse Vending Machine, insert containers and select “PAYOUT”.
Ways you can support the farmers
About your local recycling scheme
Your donation can change lives
The containers you choose to donate will contribute towards buying food, water, and hay for our farmers in need. And with return points in NSW, QLD, and NT, it’s easy to get involved.