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New deposit return system for beverage containers launches in Slovakia

A new deposit return system to encourage recycling of empty drink containers kicked off in Slovakia on Saturday, January 1, 2022. What awaits consumers and the stores serving as container return points, and how will the entire system work? Read the detailed Q&A about Slovakia’s brand new deposit system
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Romania prepares for deposit return system

TOMRA acquires BottleCycler to serve hospitality recycling needs

TOMRA Collection Solutions has acquired 60% of the shares in BottleCycler, an Australian-based company manufacturing machines that crush glass bottles for restaurants and bars. BottleCycler focuses on making reuse and recycling easier for the hospitality sector.

Local organisations can now raise funds through Return and Earn

New South Wales, Australia - Do you know a local sporting club, school, community groups or not for profit looking for a new and easy way to fundraise? If so, Return and Earn reverse vending machines could be the answer!
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Beverage container recycling toughens up with TOMRA S1 concept

Beverage container recycling toughens up with TOMRA S1 concept

TOMRA at EuroShop reveals digital solutions and smarter reverse vending technologies

TOMRA Collection Solutions and its smarter new reverse vending offerings will be on show at EuroShop, the world’s largest retail trade fair, in Dusseldorf on 5-9 March.

Live reverse vending machine status launches in myTOMRA app update

TOMRA Collection Solutions has expanded its myTOMRA app to enable consumers to view the live status of reverse vending machines direct from their phones, before returning their bottles and cans for recycling.

TOMRA welcomes new launch date for Scotland's deposit return scheme

TOMRA has welcomed the news that Scotland’s “landmark” deposit return scheme (DRS) will be going live on 16th August 2023.

Recycling goes paperless: TOMRA first to launch digital vouchers for container recycling payout

TOMRA Collection Solutions has become the first reverse vending provider to offer digital vouchers as a payout option for container deposit schemes, where consumers receive refunds when they return their empty bottles and cans for recycling at a reverse vending machine.
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TOMRA celebrates New South Wales container deposit scheme agreement extension

TOMRA Cleanaway joint venture will continue in the role of Network Operator under the New South Wales container deposit scheme

TOMRA welcomes the passing of Scotland's deposit return scheme into law

TOMRA has welcomed the news that yesterday, the 13th May, Scotland’s “landmark” deposit return scheme (DRS) was passed into law by the Scottish Parliament, placing it at the forefront of the circular economy.
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TOMRA appointed as a container refund point operator for Queensland container deposit scheme

Global sensor-based solutions provider and reverse vending leader TOMRA will run 10 container refund points for a new container deposit scheme in the Australian state of Queensland.
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Return and Earn rolls out across New South Wales

People can cash in their eligible drink containers from today for a 10-cent refund as part of the State’s Return and Earn container deposit scheme, Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton has announced.

TOMRA offers European retailers insights into reverse vending recycling at EuroShop

Early look at container deposit schemes and impact on plastic waste, at world’s largest retail trade fair in Dusseldorf on 16-20 February

Making beverage container recycling work in any conditions

Launching TOMRA S1 Rugged, working harder, even outside
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TOMRA and Cleanaway partnership appointed as network operator for New South Wales container deposit scheme

Global sensor-based solutions provider TOMRA, and Australian waste management company Cleanaway, have been appointed as the network operator for a new container deposit scheme in New South Wales (NSW), Australia.
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TOMRA, leading provider of reverse vending solutions, opens office in Portugal

Office and showroom open in Ericeira

TOMRA at EuroShop spotlights new reverse vending products and the future of recycling

Latest reverse vending innovations for stores and industry insights at world’s largest retail trade fair, in Dusseldorf on 16-20 February

Enthusiasm for a deposit return scheme in Ireland is growing

Ireland is seeing growing momentum for a deposit return scheme (DRS), with consumers and politicians alike getting behind plans to introduce the scheme in the country

Deposit return system kicks off in Portugal with TOMRA for campus recycling

Global reverse vending leader and Nova School of Business & Economics launch deposit return scheme
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PayPal to deliver secure, digital "Return and Earn" refunds

Return and Earn’s Network Operator TOMRA Cleanaway has partnered with online payments provider PayPal in Australia to deliver convenient and secure payments from reverse vending machine collection points when the electronic payment option is selected.
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TOMRA Collection launches developer portal to support its suite of APIs

TOMRA continues work to maximize the digital capabilities of its reverse vending machines.
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TOMRA Cleanaway JV announces Woolworths as first retail partner to help support the delivery of NSW Government sustainability initiative

TOMRA Cleanaway, the NSW State Government-appointed Network Operator of the new Return and Earn Container Deposit Scheme (CDS), today announced that leading Australian supermarket Woolworths will be the first retail refund partner when the program launches on December 1st, 2017.

Victorian container deposit scheme backs best practice

TOMRA congratulates the Victorian Government on its commitment to a modern, high-performing and convenient container deposit scheme (CDS).
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Supermarkets can now offer digital recycling refunds through their store loyalty programs

TOMRA launches Digital Payout API to enable integration of electronic payout for a more convenient and environment-friendly container recycling experience

TOMRA wraps up EuroShop

TOMRA Collection Solutions has returned from EuroShop, the world’s largest trade fair for the retail sector.TOMRA Collection Solutions has returned from EuroShop, the world’s largest trade fair for the retail sector.
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Pour out your container recycling and walk away TOMRA R1 previews Express returns

Multi-feed reverse vending and digital payout gives shoppers first fully-automated recycling experience

TOMRA launches digital payout service for container deposit systems

TOMRA Collection Solutions has launched a digital payout solution for regions that give refunds when consumers return bottles and cans for recycling. The myTOMRA solution has gone live in Australia in partnership with leading online payments provider, PayPal, for secure and fast digital payout of recycling refunds from TOMRA reverse vending machines.

TOMRA joins forces with ReAct on Internet of Things platform for greater retail productivity

Reverse vending updates bring smoother operations on in-store communication platform

TOMRA launches NSWs most advanced beverage Recycling Center in Granville

TOMRA has launched a new world class beverage Recycling Center in Granville, the first of its kind in New South Wales, Australia. Due to the high volume of containers being returned at the scheme’s top performing RVM in Granville, the Sydney suburb has been chosen as the location for New South Wales’ first state-of the-art TOMRA Recycling Center.
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TOMRA launches market’s smallest three-material reverse vending machine

Retailers inspire new super compact TOMRA M1, making drink container recycling easier for convenience stores

TOMRA welcomes UK Environment Secretary's announcement on 'all-in' deposit return scheme

World leading reverse vending company TOMRA Collection Solutions has welcomed Tuesday’s announcement from Environment Secretary Michael Gove that he is backing a comprehensive deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers.
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myTOMRA app launches for Return and Earn refunds

The myTOMRA app has launched in preparation for the upcoming NSW Government’s Return and Earn container deposit scheme.

TOMRA launches Wash and Waste for tidier recycling

TOMRA Collection Solutions has launched the Wash & Waste, a sink and waste bin combined in a single unit in the style of TOMRA’s reverse vending machines. Reverse vending machines, often located at retailers, collect empty bottles and cans for reuse and recycling.

TOMRA opens state-of-the-art recycling centres as Queensland Containers for Change scheme launches

Queenslanders can now return their containers for a 10c refund at any of TOMRA’s 10 recycling centres in Brisbane, Ipswich, Toowoomba, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast.
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Now recyclers can empty an entire bag of drink containers in seconds: introducing TOMRA R1

Multi-feed reverse vending solution gives shoppers more attractive, convenient recycling experience

TOMRA "Rewarding Recycling" webinar shares best practices in deposit return systems

TOMRA shares the recording and presentation slides from February webinar on learnings from the world's highest-performing deposit return systems

TOMRA to host upcoming deposit return systems webinar, "Rewarding Recycling"

Global leader in collecting beverage containers for recycling to share learnings from the world's highest-performing deposit return systems on 23 February

Reverse vending goes digital: TOMRA launches TOMRA Connect

TOMRA Collection Solutions is expanding its industry-first Flow Technology across its portfolio of reverse vending machines (RVMs), which collect bottles and cans for reuse and recycling.
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Internet of Things comes to recycling

TOMRA Connect launches digital experiences for can and bottle collection.

TOMRA expands smart recycling technology unveils new reverse vending solutions

TOMRA Collection Solutions is expanding its industry-first Flow Technology across its portfolio of reverse vending machines (RVMs), which collect bottles and cans for reuse and recycling.
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TOMRA welcomes the news that an "All-In" DRS is coming to England, Wales and Northern Ireland

TOMRA has reacted to the latest findings from the consultation on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) and its impact on the Deposit Return Scheme (DRS)
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Senior Minister of State Dr Amy Khor and Norway Ambassador to open TOMRA Resource Transformation Centre in Singapore

Singapore to be TOMRA Collection’s launchpad to expand presence in the region

Latvia today launches new container deposit return system with TOMRA

Global reverse vending leader rolls out return locations across the country for drink container recycling.

TOMRA launches new EasyPac for easier cleaning and greater convenience for supermarket staff

“Backroom” solution for reverse vending machines get a revamp

New Zealand announces deposit return system for drink containers

Government opens consultation for recycling system design initiatives
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TOMRA marks 50th anniversary highlights urgent need to accelerate circular economy

New mission seeks to address the way the world manages wasteNew mission seeks to address the way the world manages waste
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myTOMRA deposit return system app reaches 10 million user sessions

TOMRA marks five years since the launch of the consumer fintech app for drink container recycling and examines its evolution and milestones

Now recyclers can empty an entire bag of drink containers in seconds

Multi-feed reverse vending solution gives shoppers more attractive, convenient recycling experience
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TOMRA Talks on the future of recycling

During EuroShop 2020 in February, the world’s largest retail trade fair, TOMRA played host to TOMRA Talks: a series of lightning talks on the future of recycling. TOMRA experts and its external community of thought leaders and partners revealed industry insights and discussed innovations and learnings that make recycling a win for consumers, business and the environment.
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TOMRA wraps up a successful EuroShop

TOMRA Collection Solutions has returned from EuroShop 2020, the world’s largest trade fair for the retail sector, where we put recycling to work for retailers.

Now Finnish recyclers can return over 100 drink containers in one go

“TOMRA R1” reverse vending solution launches in Finland to give shoppers more attractive, convenient recycling experience
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Containers For Change deposit return system launches in Western Australia

TOMRA on board with five recycling centers, program brings jobs and critical charity funding.
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SodaStream and TOMRA partner up for CO2 cylinder returns to reverse vending machines

The reverse vending machines will enable SodaStream customers to easily return their empty carbonating CO2 gas cylinders at SodaStream retailers.

TOMRA powers up 100th TOMRA R1 reverse vending machine, for recycling over 100 containers in one go

Coop Obs Amanda supermarket in Norway joins stores offering “multi-feed” solution for a fast, convenient and engaging recycling experience.

Latvia’s upcoming deposit return system appoints TOMRA as reverse vending provider

Global reverse vending leader TOMRA to start rolling out return technology across the country for beverage container recycling

Clean Loop Recycling Center partners with the Eric Wood Fund

Collaboration allows bottle and can deposit refunds to be directly donated to the foundation.

New way to return containers set to change consumer recycling behavior in Germany, Denmark and Netherlands

Launch of TOMRA R1 reverse vending machine for returning over 100 drink containers in one go

Viridor and TOMRA collaborate on Scottish deposit return scheme project

Viridor and TOMRA have formed a partnership which brings extensive recycling expertise and experience together in a bid for the design, build and operation of the Scottish deposit return scheme (DRS) counting and sorting centres. 

Recycling deposit bottles gets more fun and convenient at Toverland Amusement Park

TOMRA installs reverse vending machine for on-the-go beverage container recycling in
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"Containers 4 Kids" recycling appeal launches in Australia to brighten the lives of sick kids

Every minute of every day a child is admitted to hospital in Australia. In that moment, they often receive a diagnosis that turns their world upside down. Suddenly, smiles disappear, and life is filled with feelings of isolation and loneliness

Norwegian prime minister visits TOMRA headquarters for Innovation Norway speech

Erna Solberg delivers first segment in “Innovation Speech 2021” from global resource sustainability company.

A policy to end the plastic paradox: What is the Single-Use Plastics Directive?

More parts of the European Union's Single-Use Plastics Directive (SUPD) come into force on 3 July 2021, in wide-reaching legislation that seeks to reduce plastic pollution from plastic products made for single use. Learn more about the Directive, the products impacted, and what it means for plastic beverage containers.

TOMRA appointed as reverse vending technology provider for new Latvia deposit return system for beverage container recycling

Global reverse vending leader TOMRA today wins tender for reverse vending machines for the return of bottles and cans across the country.

TOMRA is ready for the expansion of the deposit return system in Germany from January 2022

TOMRA, the international market leader for reverse vending machines, expects a significant boost to Germany’s circular economy in the new year

TOMRA secures contract with major grocery retailer in Scotland

TOMRA Collection UK & Ireland has signed an agreement with a major grocery retailer to supply reverse vending solutions across its Scottish stores.
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2021 recycling round-up: The future of reverse vending is already here

Convenience, community and digital experiences hit beverage container recycling

Tesco in Slovakia selects TOMRA as reverse vending supplier for upcoming deposit return system

140 reverse vending machines to roll out across supermarket chain to enable beverage container recycling in 2022

Less plastic waste, more sustainable kicks: TOMRA helps recyclers trade plastic bottles for sustainable sneakers

TOMRA, in collaboration with adidas and Mojo Supermarket, recently rewarded recyclers for doing good – with the ability to recycle plastic bottles and earn a discount on redesigned, more sustainable sneakers.