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Container Deposit Scheme

About the scheme

Into Our Hands Community Foundation is now a registered Community Partner under the Vic Container Deposit Scheme.

This initiative aligns with our commitment to environmental stewardship and community support.

Our registration number is C2000008763, and we’re making it easier than ever for you to contribute to our cause.

How to donate:

To make a donation, simply take your eligible containers to any Container Deposit Scheme collection site. You can find your nearest refund point at

If there are staff there, let them know you would like to donate the proceeds to Into Our Hands Community Foundation.

Alternatively, you can scan a copy of the IOH CDS Barcode during the donation process.

Upon completion of the transaction, the funds will be directly deposited into the IOH Public Fund, ensuring a seamless and efficient contribution process.

Need a tax receipt?

Should you wish to receive a tax receipt for your Container Deposit Scheme donation, kindly provide your personal information (name/address/email/phone) along with the deposit details.

This information is crucial for matching your donation to the bank deposit accurately.

Feel free to reach out for your Tax Deductible Receipt by emailing us at upon the reconciliation of your donation.

Learn more:

For additional details about the Vic Container Deposit Scheme, visit Your support empowers us to continue making a positive impact in our community.

Thank you for joining us in this exciting venture as we work together to create positive change through sustainable initiatives. Your contribution matters and we appreciate your dedication to building a better future.