Our Technology

Container Deposit Systems technology positions recycling facilities to realise significant productivity gains, improved customer relationships and highly secure and auditable product management.

CDS offers a suite of technology solutions to match facilities of all scales:

Auto Redemption Terminal (ART)

A supervised self-serve machine that allows both the public and operators to return all eligible containers in a high speed and accurate manner.

Key Features

Vision Based System

  • Count and identification of all eligible containers
  • Recognise all eligible containers of any shape and condition
  • NOT barcode reliant

Supervision required

  • Individual manual placement of containers by the customer

High speed functioning

  • Single user capable of returning 90+ containers per minute

Once identified mechanically separates

  • Aluminium cans
  • Glass - green, clear and amber
  • Clear PETE
  • HDPE, LPB, Coloured PETE & Steel

Provides an individual barcode ticket after each transaction

Real time data captured and synchronised with the state specific scheme

Scalable to suit recycling facility needs

Manual Input Station (MIS)

Allows for staff at count-and-sort depot facilities to securely input data from customer returns.

Key Features

Input Station for manual count of customer returns

RFID technology for security and traceability of transactions

Ability to separate datae into the required commodities

Provides a barcode ticket after each transaction

Real time data captured and synchronised with the state specific scheme

Because Container Deposit Systems technology is designed and manufactured in Australia, the ability to maintain and service equipment is assured, minimising the risk of downtime for operators.

Cash Redemption Terminal (CRT) 

A secure cash dispensing terminal that offers an automated payment of returns.

Key Features
Self-serve checkout by scanning the ticket provided by the ART or MIS

Safe and secure cash management

Payment Options

  • Cash
  • Scheme Pay
  • Donation

Each ticket is cross validated with the corresponding ART or MIS to ensure the correct payment

Paired with all CDS count and sort technology depending on the scale of the facility

MIS is included with the CRT offering

Directly linked to corresponding state schemes


Designed and Manufactured in Australia

Our technology is highly adaptable to be integrated into existing recycling facility operations.

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