Return & Earn

Members have been issued with an MAS recycling card with a small barcode. Keep it in your wallet or car glove box to use when you drop drink containers off at a Return and Earn recycling centre, there is one near you.

The MAS Return & Earn bottle recycling account is already successfully processing funds into the MAS bank account. 

Donating to the MAS Return & Earn account is available at automated machines 365 days a year anywhere in NSW. When you go to the recycling machine, just scan the barcode.

If you have lost your card, please contact the Membership Officer for a replacement, or you can right click the barcode to download and make printable copy:

The machine accepts drink containers (plastic or glass bottles, cartons, cans,) which have “10c refund” printed on the label.

When you scan the barcode, the screen will show “Macarthur Astronomical Society” and the conveyor will start. Put your recycling one by one into the machine. When finished, touch the “Payout” button on the bottom right of the screen (some older machines may show Paypal, use that – do not hit the Donate button) – that’s it.

Every dollar MAS receives from Return & Earn lessens the pressure on annual membership fees!

There’s a Return and Earn location near you.

Return and Earn website.