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Who are we?

Container Deposit Systems (CDS) is an Australian-owned and developed company that manufactures technology able to detect, count, classify, and separate eligible beverage containers while capturing real-time data.

• Innovative and convenient solutions to increase recycling rates and reduce litter.
• All machinery and technology is designed and manufactured in Australia.
• National presence.
• Solutions for small, medium, and large manual or automated depots.
• Our technology integrates with state-specific schemes.
• Observability and analytics.

CDS brings decades of experience in the operation and management of beverage container recycling.

Our Vision

We are committed to empowering communities through innovation and sustainability.

Our Vision

To be a leader in providing reliable, efficient, and innovative Australian-made recycling technologies to increase productivity in recycling depots and encourage an environmentally friendly future.
To be recognised for the outstanding service, quality and value we provide to our customers, driven by the CDS team.

Our Purpose

Empowering sustainability through advanced AI-based technology.

Our Purpose

CDS exists to provide commercially compelling and state-of-the-art AI technology that can identify and separate all eligible containers, modernise the circular economy, solve the problems of depot operators, and provide a solution for:

• Governments
• Regulatory authorities
• Network operators
• Depot operators
• The Community

ISO 9001 and 45001 certified

Finalist of Australian Small Business Champion Awards 2021

COEX accredited

WINNER 2022 The Telstra Best of Business Awards - Embracing Innovation Award

Latest News

Earth Day 2024
April 22, 2024
The good news is, if you participate in your local container deposit scheme you are already combating deliberate plastic production! If you are not, then why not start today while celebrating Earth Day?
Community, Recycling
Embracing Growth and Innovation: CDS’s Year in Review 2023
December 12, 2023
A letter from Brett Duncanson, CDS Director and Executive Chairman. 2023, a year of growth and development.
Business, Innovation, Technology
Future Recycling: Pioneering Sustainability Through Community Engagement
Community, Product
November 9, 2023
The primary mission is to reduce waste, conserve resources, and nurturing a culture of recycling within the community.
Community, Innovation