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I have an on-the-go outlet (e.g. small tobacconist, sales stand on a shopping street, etc.). Where do consumers return the bottles and cans?

The consumer usually takes the bottle or can with them, drinks it while out and about and often returns it at a reverse vending machine.  However, they can also return it to the sales outlet.

If, as a collector, you would like to spare yourself the trouble of registering and the process of collecting and counting bags, you can also return the collected bottles and cans yourself at a reverse vending machine return point (e.g. at C&C markets). The advantage of this is the prompt reimbursement of the deposit.

Alternatively, you can register with Recycling Pfand Österreich and collect the bottles and cans in the bags provided.